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More people are buying electric bikes

High gas prices are driving some commuters away from the pump and toward alternative means of transportation. Some might consider using public transportation or even buying an electric vehicle, as this offers more than a few energy solutions. There are many that are even turning to electric Read More...

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New York City moves away from natural gas in new buildings

As cities scramble to meet their ambitious emissions reduction goals, local governments are increasingly looking to shift from fossil fuels to cleaner forms of energy. New York City, for example, has become the latest major city to ban the use of natural gas in new buildings, reports Reuters. As Read More...

Greenland

Greenland permanently bans all oil and gas exploration

In exciting news for the planet and environmentalists, Greenland has announced it is permanently halting all new oil and gas exploration in the country. Despite the recent discovery of potentially significant oil reserves off the island's east coast, the country's government says the costs for Read More...

EU’s biggest oil produce

EU's biggest oil producer votes to end all new oil and gas exploration

Denmark is currently the biggest oil producer in the European Union. That’s why it’s a big deal that the Danish government voted last week to bring an immediate end to all new oil and gas exploration in the Danish North Sea. The move is part of a plan to phase out fossil fuel extraction by Read More...

British Columbia to rid its ro

British Columbia to rid its roads of polluting cars by 2040

Canada is ramping up its efforts to get more electric vehicles on its roads. British Columbia, the country’s third most populous province, has recently followed through on a plan to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040. The legislation, which is known as the Read More...

Los Angeles abandons plan to s

Los Angeles abandons plan to spend billions of dollars to rebuild gas plants

Los Angeles is making steady efforts in its swift energy transition from fossil fuels to more climate-friendly energy sources. With coal almost out of the picture, the city is now ready to part ways with natural gas too. In a move to get the city closer to its goal of 100 percent renewable energy Read More...

Norway puts hydrogen-powered c

Norway puts hydrogen-powered cars on the road

Norway is creating a network of hydrogen filling stations to power cars that run on fuel cells. Diane Daniel | December 2008 issue From Oslo, where most Norwegians live, the nearest hydrogen filling station is about two hours away, first along a freeway, then down a smaller, winding highway and Read More...

How to operate a hydrogen pump

How to operate a hydrogen pump

Ode Editors | December 2008 issue You've adjusted your mirrors, pumped up the tires, and filled up on windshield wiper fluid—and now it's time for some hydrogen. These eco-friendly cars need fuel to get going, but hydrogen pumps aren't the same as a Shell or BP gasoline station. Operating the Read More...