Michael Pollan says that if you eat a typical American diet, you are made of corn. Dale Allen Pfeiffer takes it one step further, and says We are Eating Fossil Fuels. (Actually, Jaymi points out that Michael Pollan says that too.)
This year, French tire giant Michelin (yes, the Michelin that made the tires on your car) held its 10th Challenge Bibendum event, this time in Rio de Janeiro. If you've never heard of this thing, don't kick yourself,
We already know that maintaining proper tire pressure means better gas mileage, and while some may have scoffed, I much preferred Obama's enthusiasm for tire gauges than his ridiculously ill-timed expansion of offshore
Many people are hoping that the gigantic BP oil spill will be a collective eco-wake up call. Meanwhile the oil just keeps on spewing, and it looks like magic-bullet solutions like burning off the oil slick are unlikely to
If reader views are any indicator, a lot of you love to see the clever -- and sometimes crazy -- solutions people come up with to make their cars more eco. That goes for Ecological and Economic, in the case of fuel-sucking
We love to see the clever, sometimes crazy, solutions people come up with to make their cars more Eco. Therefore, we've collected some of the wackiest options together in one place -- the cars both winning rallies and turning heads -- proving that a more
When it comes to parking, it pays to ride a bike. Usually you can lock it on to any tree or post without concern about finding a "parking spot." But if you have to drive somewhere, especially in a crowded place, you could be
The Dream of Flight
Humans have long concocted glorious images of flying machines with an aspiration to defy gravity.
With air travel called into question due to issues including fuel consumption and the effect that airplane contrails have on the earth's
This Sunday nestled among the tributes to Hollywood's brightest stars during the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, Mercedes-Benz USA will unveil a new ad campaign called "Tree of Innovation" which stars the S400 HYBRID and
The hybrid car has become the icon of eco; a status symbol of responsibility. Roll up in one and you have instant green cred. There is even a sub-culture of hybridism, talking up the benefits and doling out deals to hybrid owners.
The average car, Good writes, uses just 15 percent of the energy it produces from gasoline. Making cars more efficient, then, is an obvious way to reduce fuel consumption as we wait for electric vehicles to become ubiquitous.Good
Artist Jeremy Dean with his H2 Hummer that he's turning into a carriage.
Update: After weeks of chopping, welding, and deconstructing, artist Jeremy Dean has finally unveiled the Hummer he's converted into a horse-drawn carriage. The end result may seem
All glory may be fleeting, but most of us wouldn't count fleeting as very glorious. But greenfleeting, the art of maximizing the efficiency of a fleet of vehicles, can pick up some big ecological gains if done right. Greenfleeting can mean choosing