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Charging electric cars at night eases ozone haze 19.4.2011 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Health News
Ozone levels could be cut if the charging of electric cars is timed just right - so says a paper in Environmental Research Letters published online tomorrow. The authors looked at the effect on pollution from power-plants - which still feed much of the electricity for electric cars - and found night was best for reducing ozone hazes. This reinforces to the need to plan electricity tariffs to encourage the best charging behavior from the growing electric car-using population.
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Ultra-Efficient Racer Gets 2,564.8 MPG 19.4.2011 Wired Top Stories
This slick student-built three-wheeler is as pretty as it is efficient.


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Electric car maker Coda Automotive to open showroom in mall 18.4.2011 LA Times: Business
Coda Automotive will begin selling its $44,900 electric compact sedan at the Westfield Century City mall in July.

Kate Spade, Tiffany & Co. and Louis Vuitton — tony retailers at the Westfield Century City mall — are getting a new neighbor, but it won't be another fancy brand. In an unusual move for an automaker, electric car company Coda Automotive Inc. will open its first showroom at the shopping center in July.


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UCS Stresses Fuel Efficiency on Anniversary of BP Disaster 18.4.2011 Union of Concerned Scientists
One year after the tragic explosion at BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig led to the worst oil disaster in U.S. history, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) reminded Americans that we have a valuable resource for curbing U.S. oil consumption: Detroit ingenuity.
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Roadshow: FasTrak needed to get carpool discount on Bay Area bridges 18.4.2011 San Jose Mercury News: Mr. Roadshow
Change made last summer is still catching motorists by surprise.
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Twin blasts kill 9 at security checkpoint outside Baghdad's fortified Green Zone 18.4.2011 Star Tribune: World
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Gas drives up price of smaller used cars 18.4.2011 MSNBC
Not only are prices going up at the pump, but they are being propelled upward for smaller, fuel-efficient vehicles on used car lots nationwide. Here's why. ...
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Why Are We Letting Fossil-Fuel Billionaire Pickens Write Our Energy Policy and Push for More Dangerous Gas Drilling? 18.4.2011 AlterNet
Pickens has essentially written a bill to require 'natural' gas in some vehicles, even as communities across the country are protesting the environmental impacts of drilling.
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Wheels: Mazda CX-5 to Be Based on Minagi Concept 18.4.2011 NY Times: Automobiles
The compact S.U.V., which is expected to take many technological and aesthetic cues from the concept car shown at Geneva in March, will enter production in 2012.

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Van Jones At Power Shift 2011: 'While They're Stuck On Stupid In DC, Your Generation Is Rising' 18.4.2011 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

In a passionate keynote address, green jobs leader Van Jones exhorted the 10,000 youth climate activists at the Power Shift conference in Washington DC to "shift the power" and lead the clean power revolution. He argued that both parties need to be held accountable for their failures, and that activists must explain that the climate movement isn't just about "hippie power" but that it is a vision of liberty and justice for all.

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Car bombs in central Baghdad kill 9 18.4.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Suicide bombers detonated two explosives-packed cars Monday outside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, killing at least nine people and wounding 23, officials said.
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The ultimate hippie mobile: An electric VW bus 18.4.2011 Grist News
by Jess Zimmerman. Volkswagen has unveiled an electric concept vehicle based on the classic VW bus. The Bulli has a driving range of 184 miles, so if it goes into production, it could get you and your friends to Bonnaroo from as far away as Atlanta. It's smaller than the original bus, but it still seats five -- room for Shaggy, Velma, Fred, Daphne, and Scooby. ...
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Lynn Jurich: The Rise of the Pocketbook Environmentalist 18.4.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
A new wave of consumers is going green primarily because it makes good financial sense; but the fact that it benefits their families' health and the environment as well is certainly an added bonus.
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Suicide Bombers Strike Central Baghdad 18.4.2011 NPR News
Suicide bombers detonated two explosives-packed cars Monday outside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone. Initial reports conflicted on the number of dead and wounded.
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ERROR: Missing Story Title 18.4.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Iraqi officials: Twin car bombs kill 9 at security checkpoint outside Green Zone in Baghdad.
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Car Bombs in Central Baghdad Kill 9 18.4.2011 NYT: Home Page
Suicide bombers detonated two explosives-packed cars Monday outside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, killing at least nine people and wounding 23, officials said.

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Iraqi officials: Twin car bombs kill 9 at security checkpoint outside Green Zone in Baghdad 18.4.2011 Washington Post World
BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials: Twin car bombs kill 9 at security checkpoint outside Green Zone in Baghdad.

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Twin blasts kill at least 9 at security checkpoint outside fortified Green Zone in Baghdad 18.4.2011 Washington Post World
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security officials say twin car bombs have blown up at a checkpoint outside Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, killing at least nine people, including five Iraqi soldiers.

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Iraqi officials: Twin car bombs kill 9 at security checkpoint outside Green Zone in Baghdad 18.4.2011 Star Tribune: World
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Twin blasts kill at least 9 at security checkpoint outside fortified Green Zone in Baghdad 18.4.2011 Star Tribune: World
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