New research out of Germany shows that apple peels have the right chemical properties to power a sodium-ion battery.
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Paul Nadjarian of Mojo Motors explores the challenges presented by electric car batteries, and the opportunities created for battery recycling.
What do Canadian craft brews, classic American cars, and green energy have in common? Steam Whistle Brewing, a Toronto, Canada-based craft brewery that is an exemplary model of the green revolution infiltrating the brewing industry
Give much thought to that clunker that you traded in for a new one, or donated to a charity? Probably not: you hand it over, keys and all, and assume that the dealer, charity, and/or stockyard will take care of that old vehicle in a responsible manner. But do they?
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I know sustainablog founder and editor Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is an I-GO fan — I actually learned about this Chicago car sharing non-profit from Jeff when he wrote about it earlier this year on sustainablog. Well, now, this humble little car sharing non-profit is leading the country.. in powering electric cars with solar power.
Some of the cooler (and, in one case, weirder) electric vehicle concepts and production models to roll out this year.
Back in October I was on The Green Living Guy book tour, which included all of my books in the Green Guru Guides series. I went to Pennsylvania, California and New Jersey (for starters). However, I was doing business with my sponsors A Lot To Say, Inc. for the trip, and the Stanich sisters (who […]
The recipient delivery was broadcast on Facebook.com and the LEAF owner is Olivier Chalouhi. Olivier is a San Francisco Bay Area resident and was the first person in the US to place a Nissan LEAF order.
While I’m not at all surprised to see that environmental politics, climate change, and the BP oil spill still dominate the rankings on Regator’s Environmentalism page this week, I am a bit perplexed by one of the issues that doesn’t appear at all: the massive recall of eggs potentially contaminated with salmonella. Of course, Regator’s […]
An environmentalist praising an American car maker and a NASCAR driver in the same post? Fasten your seatbelts! [social_buttons]On Monday, a team of drivers, including hypermiler Wayne Gerdes and NASCAR driver Carl Edwards successfully completed the 1000 mile challenge, taking a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 1005 miles on less than a single tank of gas. […]
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on the Clean Fleet Report on April 7, 2009. Intermodal solutions allow people to effectively navigate major cities such as New York, Washington D.C., Paris, Madrid, and Tokyo. Subway and light-rail are especially effective, but expensive to build. As cities grow, change, and morph, not every potential route […]
Beijing authorities have announced that driving restrictions will be extended another year, as part of the city’s overall strategy to reduce airborne pollution and traffic congestion, according to reports from China’s state-run media. The plan hopes to take 930,000, or roughly 20%, of Beijing’s over 3.6 million vehicles off the road each weekday. Starting Monday, […]