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Patterns show that the move to cleaner energy would be quick if there was a concerted effort.

The common wisdom that moving away from dirty fossil fuels will take ages is flat-out wrong, says professor Benjamin Sovacool.

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Speaking at the New York Auto Show, Ghosn explains why we need EVs.

To reach the climate change mitigation goals of COP21, we need to double our efforts to get more people into electric vehicles, says Carlos Ghosn.

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Study shows a cycle of excitement, failure and disappointment.

Failure to meet unrealistic goals has us looking for the next great green solution.

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Koch Brothers's funded group loses another corporate sponsor

Ford is the latest high-profile company to distance itself from the right-wing think tank ALEC, responsible for a number of corporate-friendly laws.

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President Obama Unveils Transportation Plan That Promotes Cleaner Technology

The White House has proposed a $10 per barrel gas tax that would pay for a broad range of transportation initiatives.

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The Final Text Of COP21 Holds Promise

There are no specific references to green cars in the COP21 agreement, but that's not stopping us from trying to ferret out what's in store.

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An ordinance in North Vancouver, Canada, mandates climate change warnings on gas pumps to give people something to think about while they fill up their tank.

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As Part Of COP21, The Tesla CEO Lays Out The Challenge Of Global Warming

As part of the in-depth COP21 talks, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at the Sorbonne about climate change and the end of fossil fuels.

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Cochin International Airport Is Leading The Way

Cochin International Airport in India has installed a huge solar array, which generates enough energy for the whole facility.

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New Rules Encourage More Electric Vehicles, Among Other Green Efforts

California has set the most aggressive renewable energy targets in North America. The end result could be more EVs and 50 percent clean energy in 15 years.

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DOD Says Uncertain Cause 'Cannot Be An Excuse For Delaying Action'

In case the Pentagon didn't make it clear enough that climate change is a real and dangerous thing in its Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) earlier this year, perhaps the new Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap (PDF) will drive the point home. Some of the content is roughly the same, but that title sure makes it sound more desperate.

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Rockefellers Divest From Fossil Fuels, And Much More

Is it just us, or did something happen at that 2014 United Nations Climate Summit in New York City this week? The largest-ever climate change march took place in the city and the headlines were full of interesting items, from the famous oil family the Rockefellers divesting their charity from fossil fuels to Google telling ALEC goodbye over climate change lies. World leaders from wildly different countries gave speeches detailing what they plan to do on the issue of climate change. US president

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Even as electric vehicles gain in popularity, we're told again and again that internal combustion engines aren't going away. While that may be true, it would still be nice to kick our addiction to gasoline. Pollution, international turmoil and energy insecurity are getting a bit tiresome. It's good news, then that Navigant Research is predicting a decline in the amount of gasoline we use.

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Like the Olympics and leap year, the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) comes at us every four years. A big-picture look by the US military at the threats they see out there, the QDR (PDF) is a broad document, but you can read in it just how big the military thinks its mission is (global dominance, really). As part of that mission, the military tries to find a way to reduce the threats it sees, but what do you do about dirty air that we all create? You can't go and bomb the highways to stop the ca

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"By 2070, the passenger road market could be nearly oil-free." That's the key line (for us, anyway) in a report out from Shell titled New Lens Scenarios. The oil giant is trying to understand the future (who isn't?) and to do that, it envisioned two possible futures, one called "Mountains" and the other "Oceans."

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"By 2070, the passenger road market could be nearly oil-free." That's the key line (for us, anyway) in a report out from Shell titled New Lens Scenarios. The oil giant is trying to understand the future (who isn't?) and to do that, it envisioned two possible futures, one called "Mountains" and the other "Oceans."

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a list of 38 new projects that will receive a share of $45 million to accelerate research and development of clean vehicle technologies. While John DeCicco, a prominent skeptic of federal funding for green cars, would likely give thumbs down to the DOE grants, a long list of private enterprises, universities and national labs were likely thrilled to hear about it.

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Former California "Governator" and action-movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger is far from your typical environmental activist. Sure, he championed California's carbon-reducing Assembly Bill 32 and supported alternative fuel vehicles, especially hydrogen-powered one, but we don't know of any other high-profile "eco-activist" so proud of his fleet of Hummers.

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We forget where we heard it first, but we've always liked the argument for plug-in vehicles that they are able to get cleaner over time. Whether it's through installing solar panels on your roof or taking advantage of Tesla's solar-powered Superchargers, with an EV it is possible to make the electricity you use to power your EV cleaner. It's much harder to do with with a gas guzzler – and that's why an announcement by President Obama today about a new climate change strategy that would put

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General Motors has signed on to the Ceres "Climate Declaration," which is dedicated to stopping – and therefore acknowledges – climate change. While other major corporations like Starbucks, Ikea, Intel and eBay also signed on, GM is the only automaker so far to do so.

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What's this? A yoga woman in seated pose praising oil companies and the billions in profits and huge government subsidies they get saying, with a radiant smile, "That's awesome!"

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