23 Aug '12, 11am

Los Angeles cleans up despite rising car numbers: Despite rising numbers of cars on the road, the levels of dang...

Los Angeles cleans up despite rising car numbers: Despite rising numbers of cars on the road, the levels of dang...

Despite rising numbers of cars on the road, the levels of dangerous air pollutants are show rapid decline, new data from Los Angeles shows. The US’ second biggest city shows that levels of some vehicle-related air pollutants in the city have decreased by about 98 per cent since the 1960s; even though residents there are now using three times as much gasoline and diesel fuel, driven by rising car numbers. Between 2002 and 2010 alone, the concentration of air pollutants called volatile organic compounds (VOCs) dropped by half, according to a new study by US’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and published in the Journal of Geophysical Research . The drop in air pollutants is being accredited to higher fuel efficiencies of modern cars, the requirement for cars to be fitted with catalytic converters and the use of reformulated fuels less prone to evaporate...

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greenbiz.com 23 Aug '12, 2pm

Last September, Method announced plans to develop bottles made from collected ocean plastic. In the company of EPA adminis...

Driving An Electric Car? You'll See So Much More Stuff!

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greencarreports.com 24 Aug '12, 4pm

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Zipcar And The City Of Houston Launch EV Car Sharing Program

Zipcar And The City Of Houston Launch EV Car Sh...

hybridcars.com 24 Aug '12, 5am

The City of Houston currently has the third largest municipal hybrid fleet in the country, with approximately 50 percent o...

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greencarcongress.com 22 Aug '12, 5pm

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 23 Aug '12, 4am

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meetup.com 30 Aug '12, 4pm

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complex.com 28 Aug '12, 5am

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