20 May '11, 3pm

Will Tough Fuel Economy Standards Pay Dividends? - NYTimes.com: Because the Big Three's light trucks and larger

There are two basic arguments over whether and how the country should respond to climate change and other environmental challenges. One focuses on government’s right to regulate industry, and the other on the costs and benefits of such regulation. A new, almost biblical twist to one of these arguments was presented at a recent conference organized by Ceres, a Boston-based nonprofit that brings together investors, companies and environmental organizations who embrace sustainable business practices. twist. When it comes to automobile fuel economy, two analysts suggested, the worst shall do best. A report by analysts at Citigroup distributed at the conference said that while the fuel-economy standards currently under consideration by the Obama administration would result in a 6 percent increase in industry sales in 2020, compared with their baseline scenario. But for Detroit’...

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Green: The New Fuel Economy Labels

green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 May '11, 9pm

The new fuel economy stickers that will be required starting with the 2013 model year estimate a driver’s annual fuel cost...

EPA announces new fuel economy labels for car buyers. What does this mean for promoting NGVs? #Natgas

EPA announces new fuel economy labels for car b...

epa.gov 25 May '11, 12pm

EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are revising the fuel economy label that is required on...

New Fuel Economy Labels Will Help Americans Sav...

edf.org 25 May '11, 4pm

A numerical ranking system. This will combine information about fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions into one clear, ...

New Fuel Economy Labels Give Boost to Electric Vehicles: Miles per gallon doesn’t make a whole lot of sense as...

New Fuel Economy Labels Give Boost to Electric ...

greentechmedia.com 25 May '11, 6pm

Miles per gallon doesn’t make a whole lot of sense as a metric for a car that doesn’t run on liquid fuel. To correct for t...

Polls: Americans support 60 mpg fuel economy st...

climateprogress.org 17 May '11, 3pm

Why don’t we just mandate that we all ride flying pigs to work? The car companies can only sell what consumers want to buy...

How green is this car? New fuel economy stickers give a few hints:

How green is this car? New fuel economy sticker...

grist.org 26 May '11, 3pm

The federal government is making it easier for consumers to buy an eco-friendly vehicle. New fuel economy window stickers ...

Obama Bows to Pressure for More Domestic Oil Dr...

sustainablebusiness.com 16 May '11, 4pm

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. However, with controversy continuing ...

Guest Post: To Accelerate Solar, Trim Bureaucracy and Create Standards: Solar power installations involve subs...

Guest Post: To Accelerate Solar, Trim Bureaucra...

greentechmedia.com 20 May '11, 12pm

Solar power installations involve substantial sums of money, lots of electricity, and placement on homes and commercial bu...

Is it really possible to have consumers pick which fuel technologies will win?

Is it really possible to have consumers pick wh...

green.autoblog.com 19 May '11, 12am

This article is hopeless. Societal economics is no better equipped to handle the indirect costs of pricing, and many of th...