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Canada’s Largest Province Presents Climate Change Plan

May 16, 2016 – It is hard to believe that it only will take $7 billion over the next four years to begin the transition from a fossil fuel-based economy but that’s what ... Continue Reading →
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Will Electric Vehicles be 35% of New Car Sales Globally in 2040?

February 26, 2016 – In a study published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance yesterday, it forecasts electric vehicles (EVs) will achieve 41 million unit sales by 2040 and 35% of ... Continue Reading →
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The Current and Near Future for Hybrid Vehicle Technology

December 9, 2014 – Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Cardenas. Her background may be human resources, business administration, technical writing and corporate communications, ... Continue Reading →
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Patented Hydrogen Engine Ready to Power the Future

May 10, 2014 – Hydrogine, the hydrogen engine developer that wants to offer consumers an alternative to internal combustion engines and electric vehicles, is on Kickstarter seeking ... Continue Reading →
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Transportation and Energy Update: Fuel Cell Cars Looking Even More Likely

Some time ago I wrote about the fuel cell plans of major automobile manufacturers like Ford, Daimler and Nissan. The three pledged to have fuel-cell powered cars on the road by 2017. ... Continue Reading →
A bacteria found in zebra droppings consumes celluslose and converts it into butanol, a fuel that can be used in current automobiles using internal combustion engines.

Transportation and Energy Update: Some Big Numbers to Ponder and a New Fuel Source

The Newspaper Problem The manufacture of paper takes a huge environmental toll on our planet. Paper manufacturing is ranked third among industries on the planet in its consumption of ... Continue Reading →
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Transportation – Part 6: Is the Internal Combustion Engine Doomed to Extinction?

When we talk about automobiles to aficionados they talk about 8-cylinder, 400 horsepower, twin exhausts, overhead cams and lots of other jargon associated with the internal combustion ... Continue Reading →