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Telekom Austria turns phone boxes into car recharging stations 5.5.2010 Grist News
A Telekom phone booth in Vienna.Photo courtesy icatus via FlickrVIENNA -- If you've run out of juice for your environmentally friendly electric car, a recharge may be only a phone call away, literally, under a new scheme unveiled by Telekom Austria here Tuesday. The telecommunications company has decided to turn its public telephone boxes -- which are in danger of becoming obsolete anyway thanks to mobile phones -- into battery recharging stations for electric cars. Admittedly, the scheme is still in its infancy: There are just 223 electric cars currently registered in Austria, plus 3,559 hybrid cars, from a total 4.36 million cars on Austrian roads. But the Austrian motor vehicle association VOeC is predicting that the number will rise to ...
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IBM Sets Its Sights on Transportation Industry Efficiency 5.5.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The company has released a new industry framework targeting the transportation industries, one that applies technology to making air and rail travel more efficient and less carbon-intensive.

IBM Sets Its Sights on Transportation Industry Efficiency
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Spill Should Prompt Oil Savings Policies 5.5.2010 Union of Concerned Scientists
The federal government’s response to this crisis must start with containing the spill and cleaning up the gulf, but it cannot stop there. It also needs to implement comprehensive climate and energy policies that address U.S. oil addiction.
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Michael DeJong: Greensburg, Kansas: From Green-town to Clean-town 5.5.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.
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Three Steps Obama Should Take to Prevent Future Oil Disasters 5.5.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
As tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico continues to unfold in painful and unpredictable ways, Americans are wondering what we can do to prevent another offshore oil disaster in the future. I have just sent a letter to President Obama...
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In San Francisco, Car Sharing Means Really Sharing 4.5.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
A service just introduced in San Francisco allows people to share their personal cars.

States Prepare to Rise to CO2 Challenge as Senate Climate Bill Collapses 4.5.2010 CommonDreams.org Headlines
by Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent In Washington, even Barack Obama's fellow Democrats are reluctant to take up read ...
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U of Minn. team presents new solar-powered car 4.5.2010 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A team of students at the University of Minnesota are set to present their next-generation solar-powered car to the public this week.
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U of M team presents new solar-powered car 4.5.2010 Twincities.com: News
A team of students at the University of Minnesota is set to present its next-generation solar-powered car to the public this week.
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'U' Team Presents New Solar-Powered Car 4.5.2010 WCCO: Local News
A team of students at the University of Minnesota are set to present their next-generation solar-powered car to the public this week.
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San Jose State enters Formula One-style electric car in national competition 4.5.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Breaking News
Powered for months by pizza and coffee, the group designed and built the electric racer and hauled it across country for the Formula Hybrid competition in New Hampshire.
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Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion Gets New 1.2L Three-Cylinder Diesel Engine (71 MPG U.S., 87g CO2/km) 4.5.2010 TreeHugger
Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion Gets New 1.2L Three-Cylinder Diesel Engine (71 MPG U.S., 87g CO2/km)
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3 Arrested After Alleged Burglary In Rogers 4.5.2010 WCCO: Local News
Three people were arrested after allegedly robbing the Clean 'n' Press in Rogers, according to police.
P&G ships dish liquid to help 4.5.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
Procter & Gamble Co. says it has rushed 1,000 bottles of Dawn dishwashing liquid to the Gulf of Mexico region to help clean wildlife soiled by the massive oil spill.
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P&G ships dish liquid to help clean Gulf mammals 4.5.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
Procter & Gamble Co. says it has rushed 1,000 bottles of Dawn dishwashing liquid to the Gulf of Mexico region to help clean wildlife soiled by the massive oil spill.
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How the Feds Can Make Every Dollar Count for Electric Vehicles 3.5.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

While automakers appeal to Washington for the next round of EV subsidies, experts warn to spend wisely.

How the Feds Can Make Every Dollar Count for Electric Vehicles
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Authorities: Boy dies after walking into car's path 3.5.2010 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The car that hit a 16-year-old boy in Fridley on Sunday had a green light, and the driver likely won't be charged, authorities said Monday.
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How the Feds Can Make Every Dollar Count for Electric Vehicles 3.5.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

While automakers appeal to Washington for the next round of EV subsidies, experts warn to spend wisely.

How the Feds Can Make Every Dollar Count for Electric Vehicles
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Germany wants 1 million electric cars by 2020 (AP) 3.5.2010 World
AP - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and top executives of the country's main carmakers and energy companies are meeting in Berlin to launch a new initiative to develop electric vehicles.
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Lacey Grand Prix racers are all charged up about energy fair 3.5.2010 Seattle Times: Local
The race, known as the Lacey Grand Prix, was part of Saturday's Alternative Energy Fair at Huntamer Park, an event in its 13th year that highlights electric, solar and other forms of alternative energy.
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