18 Feb '12, 7am

SF taxis cause less pollution | Care2 Causes

SF taxis cause less pollution | Care2 Causes

The city of San Francisco, recognized for its progressive approach to issues, recently announced that they have met their 2008 mandate to reduce per vehicle greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent below 1990 levels. According to San Francisco’s Cityinsider, “Phasing in hybrid electric and compressed natural gas cabs into the fleet … resulted in 35,139 fewer metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions being spewed into our skies, the same as taking 6,890 cars off the road each year. It [also] saved cab drivers $11 million in gas costs each year.” San Francisco now has 1,432 cabs compared to the 821 they had in 1990, showing a decrease in overall emissions of the fleet by 10 percent. Other large cities have been less successful in achieving similar results. And the Taxi and Limousine Commission in several cities have been successful in thwarting emission changes by claiming that ...

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New York taxis could get iPads

New York taxis could get iPads

luxuo.com 23 Feb '12, 4pm

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Care2 Success! No More Tiny Cages For Hens In UK | Care2 Causes

Care2 Success! No More Tiny Cages For Hens In U...

care2.com 17 Feb '12, 6pm

Victory! The UK is finally free of cruel barren battery cages . Last year the European Union (EU) banned the use of these ...

Alabama To Close Most Hospitals For Mentally Ill: Pros and Cons | Care2 Causes

Alabama To Close Most Hospitals For Mentally Il...

care2.com 17 Feb '12, 10pm

Alabama will shut down most of its hospitals for the mentally ill by May of 2013. While there has been a national movement...

Could Autism Be Diagnosed At 6 Months? | Care2 Causes

Could Autism Be Diagnosed At 6 Months? | Care2 ...

care2.com 18 Feb '12, 4pm

A just-published study could potentially provide a biomarker for autism. Scientists at the University of North Carolina at...

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cabdirect.com 19 Feb '12, 10am

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TABS can change the way that taxis are booked

tankinlian.blogspot.com 24 Feb '12, 3am

I carried out research of taxi booking over the past two years and obtained these findings: a) About 25% of commuters book...

We're Getting Less Friendly on Facebook | Care2...

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 3am

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it’s pruning friends lists, removing unwanted comments or restricting access to their profiles, Ame...

McDonalds Says No To Sow Stalls | Care2 Causes

McDonalds Says No To Sow Stalls | Care2 Causes

care2.com 14 Feb '12, 9pm

On Monday, McDonald’s announced that it will seek to have its pork suppliers phase out the use of gestational crates by Ma...

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searchengineland.com 20 Feb '12, 2pm

Mobile’s overall share of Web traffic in the United States has increased to about 9% (according to StatCounter ) which is ...

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cabdirect.com 25 Feb '12, 9am

Cab Direct offers the broadest range of top quality taxis for sale in the UK. Our taxi sales specialists, based locally th...

Owl Rescue on Peace River: Video | Care2 Causes

care2.com 17 Feb '12, 8am

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Supermodels And Puppys | Care2 Causes

care2.com 15 Feb '12, 8am

Cynthia Samuels, currently Managing Editor of Care2, Causes, has been working with blogs and bloggers for six years and ha...

We're Getting Less Friendly on Facebook

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 3am

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it’s pruning friends lists, removing unwanted comments or restricting access to their profiles, Ame...

Atlantic City Diving Horse Act Revival Shut Down | Care2 Causes

Atlantic City Diving Horse Act Revival Shut Dow...

care2.com 18 Feb '12, 5am

The Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey was an iconic vacation destination for many years from late 19th century throu...

Algae The Next Source Of Protein? | Care2 Causes

Algae The Next Source Of Protein? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 16 Feb '12, 4am

Since I’m in the middle of a 21-day vegan diet, getting enough protein is important to me. So here’s a novel idea: algae. ...