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Here They Go Again: Oil Companies Trying to Stop Progress on Climate Policy

California policies to fight global warming, reduce oil consumption, and clean our air are under sweeping attack from critics who are warning that they portend an economic doomsday for the Golden State while ignoring their benefits to our health and environment. Read More

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Congressional Budget Office Embraces Fiction in Latest Analysis

Following the old adage, “Never let the facts get in the way of a good story,” the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued a report last week blaming an upcoming set of vehicle fuel economy and emissions standards for an anticipated gaping deficit in the Highway Trust Fund. Salacious as it may sound, CBO’s analysis rings far closer to fiction than reality. Read More

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Mile by Mile, Electric Vehicles Show Us the Money

Tired of pump price volatility? You might want to check out an electric car. Read More

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My Car’s Carbon Emissions are How Big?!?!?

So, you want to cut your carbon emissions and maybe even save some money? Well, start with what you drive and how you drive it. When it comes to the largest contribution you make to climate change, the culprits are most likely parked in your driveway. That’s one of the key findings in a new book, Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, that I helped write with a team of researchers at UCS. Read More

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Protect Yourself from High Gas Prices

As I drove my son to daycare this morning, I saw that my local gas station sign read $3.90 per gallon for regular gasoline. That’s right about the national average, though many are already dealing with more than $4 per gallon.  This is the new reality for the 240 million Americans who rely on cars and light trucks to go about their daily lives. Read More

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Support for EVs – Key to Cutting Oil Dependence and Pain at the Pump

Yesterday, President Obama announced proposals for continued support of advanced car and truck technologies, including EVs and other alternative fuel vehicles, as well as infrastructure needed to support these vehicles. These proposals, and others like it, are essential for advancing technology that can help alleviate pain at the pump and dependence on oil. Read More

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The Latest News on Gas Prices is Bad News for Our Economic Recovery

Across the country, articles are showing up with the news that gasoline prices are down anywhere from three to fifteen cents since last week. The average drop was six cents per gallon according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

That sounds like good news, no? Well, there’s a catch… Read More

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