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    Video: Bill O'Reilly imploring everyone to get behind Tesla
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    Bill O'Reilly is a fan of Tesla. Calling the California car company "the one concrete thing that all responsible people should be rooting for," the popular Fox Network host is asking everyone to ignore the green lobby, the politics of global warming and dim opinions of alternative energy, ...

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    GM ends donations to climate-change-denying Heartland Institute
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    10,000 General Motors owners can make an impact. After being confronted with a petition against the money that the GM Foundation gave to the Heartland Institute – known as one of the biggest funders of climate-change denial – following an exposé on DeSmogBlog, CEO Dan Akerson ...

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    Round Three: Mayor of London rejects Porsche, we're going to court
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    Ding, ding... Round Three! When the city of London decided in November 2006 to tax gas-guzzling, emission-spewing vehicles (aka sports cars), we knew someone would put up a fight. It didn't take long before Porsche, the enthusiast-oriented German automaker, stepped into the ring. Round One ...

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    Geneva 2008: Bentley's future involves drawing straw
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    The big news from Bentley in Geneva wasn't really about today -- but stay tuned for 2012. Bentley plans to have its wheel-to-well measure of CO2 emissions down to less than 120g/km, from 400 g/km now. How? By lightening the cars, by engineering better transmissions, and through powerplants able to ...

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    Lutz defends "crock of sh*t" comment about global warming
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    Did you hear the one where Bob Lutz calls global warming a "total crock of shi*t"? Yeah, he did say what you just thought he said, though the most Maximum of Bobs added that he's just skeptical and doesn't deny the theory completely. He's interested in green transportation technology, but for ...

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    Porsche steps up, will legally fight London's gas guzzler tax
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    It's the mayor of London in one corner and Porsche, the maker of thoroughbred sports cars, in the other. In the green trunks, Mayor Ken Livingstone has decreed that a $50 daily tax shall be levied against all gas-guzzling, emission-spewing vehicles that drive through his city beginning in ...

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    Warning: European Union could be hazardous to your car
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    Cigarettes, alcohol and fireworks all carry warning labels because of their potential danger to your health. The European Parliament has now suggested cars should carry similar warnings, not for your health, but the planet's.Under the proposal, carmakers would have to set aside 20% of an ad's space ...

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    Turn off your AC: Nation's power grid can handle 180 million EVs
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    Although there is a lot of debate about what type of green technology will be the best for our environment and our economy into the future, plug-in hybrids appear to be growing in popularity. One of the concerns with this type of alternative energy vehicle is what will happen to our power grid when ...

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    California sues 6 carmakers over greenhouse gases
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    Long at the front of environmental efforts, and often ridiculed because of it, California filed a groundbreaking lawsuit against six major automakers today. The allegation is that these automakers have caused millions of dollars worth of spending by the state due to increased greenhouse gases ...

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    Oil companies and USGS to look for oil under receding polar caps
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    As the Arctic ice caps shrink due to the warming of the planet, it's expected that vast reserves of additional oil and gas will become available, as approximately 25 percent of the planet's petroleum is thought to lie under the polar ice caps. In an effort to map these hydrocarbon ...

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