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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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Diesel Cars Are Fun High-MPG Alternative to Hybrids

In the past decade, the gas-electric Toyota Prius has risen in status from science project to mainstream vehicle.  In September, the 50-MPG hybrid was the eighth most popular car in the U.S., and the …

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What Grandpa Taught Me

My grandfather Gene was truly one of a kind. I'm sure that's how everyone feels about their loved ones, but he really was (as my family used to say) "something else." Growing up in the 50s/60s, he…

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Hummers vs. Hybrids

Plenty of ink and megapixels were dedicated last year to a study that purported to expose the true cost--in environmental terms--of a Prius and concluded that it was really no more "green" than a Humm…

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Gas Prices and the Hybrid Car

The Internets were abuzz today with Toyota's dramatic unveiling of the next-generation Prius at the North American International Auto Show. The top-selling hybrid hopes to keep its spot with a car tha…

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The best cat is the one that is in your lap.

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