The big green car news from the 2007 SOTU was a call for
The auto industry reacted favorably to this discussion on energy alternatives, but how much movement has there been in the 12 months since then? The big shift, of course, was the new 35 MPG CAFE standard that was enacted last December. There was what we could call a follow-up to the SOTU's emphasis on biofuels in the Energy Bill, namely the part that called for 36 billion gallons of biofuel in the U.S. by 2022. But the rest of it? Let's remember just how shaky a lot of what Bush said last year is, when compared to reality. You can take a trip through last year's SOTU by clicking on the related headlines below.
For those of you who are old enough - and responsible enough - to enjoy a drink or four, there's a drinking game for the SOTU that includes rules for ethanol and hydrogen. It's one way to get through the evening.
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