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Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 09, 2009

Compact fluorescent light bulbs were supposed to significantly cut our energy use. Now it turns out, they're consuming twice as ...

City or suburb: which has the biggest carbon footprint?

City or suburb: which has the biggest carbon footprint?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 09, 2009

Surprisingly, this study shows urban apartments use more energy--up to 70 percent more--than comparable residences in the suburbs. This swats down ...

Renewable energy sources won’t be enough

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 09, 2009

Then again, according to this expert, solar and wind power will never be enough to replace hydrocarbon fuels. The trick ...

CARB proposes low-carbon fuel standard

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 09, 2009

To help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the California Air Resources Board wants to set a low carbon standard for fuels ...

Researchers: Biofuels could replace 1/3 of our gasoline...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 11, 2009

General Motors and Sandia National Laboratories produced this study that says we could replace one-third of our gasoline use with biofuels ...

$1 a gallon gas next year?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 04, 2008

That's what the CEO of Gulf OIl is predicting.

Energy development slowing

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 01, 2008

Another victim of the recession: It appears that energy companies are canceling, delaying or cutting back on plans to develop ...

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