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Carl Pope: Detroit Rushes Backward Yet Again 12.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
This morning AT&T, which operates the largest fleet of vehicles in the world, said it would spend up to $565 million over ten years...
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A man without a country 12.3.2009 Gristmill
By Joseph Romm The billionaire oilman and Swift-boat-smear funder T. Boone Pickens is a hard man for anyone to like these days. His traditional political allies -- rabid conservatives, fossil fuel companies -- could not possibly be more opposed to his current agenda of pushing clean energy, especially a massive ramp up of wind power (see and ). Yet he really doesn't try that hard to reach out to progressives who might be his allies, as indicated by the headline quote from his talk at the Mayflower Hotel ballroom in DC yesterday, reported in " ," by snarky Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank. Still, his general lack of interest in a progressive agenda should be a surprise to no one (see ). I do take exception with Milbank's brief ...
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AT&T's Driving Ambition 12.3.2009 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Courtesy of AT&T

Today, AT&T made a major announcement: It will invest more than a half-billion dollars over the next decade to purchase more than 15,000 alternative-fueled vehicles -- 8,000 vans powered by compressed natural gas, and another 7,100 hybrid passenger cars.

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Diplomats: Iran seeks to buy banned carbon fiber 12.3.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Two diplomats say Iran's national car company has made plans to purchase large quantities of carbon fiber, which is under U.N embargo because it could be used in the country's nuclear program. The automaker's chief executive denied it.
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10 Hollywood Hunks and Their Hot Green Cars (Slideshow) 12.3.2009 TreeHugger
Brad Pitt and BMW's Hydrogen 7. Photo via . From Green Hollyood's go-to car, the , to Brad Pitt's , these stars are donating their celebrity status to promoting green transport. We just hope they take 's lead and ditch the luxury . Hop on board with the 10 Hollywood Hunks and Their Hot G... ...
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Sarah van Gelder: Why Van Jones is Going to Washington 12.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Even though we have a great president, we also need a great popular movement to support that president. We've got a lot of work to do out in these communities on the ground.
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100,000th Hybrid Rolls Off Ford Assembly Line 12.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo: Ford It Took Ford 5 Years to Reach 100k Milestone Ford's 100,000th hybrid SUV has recently rolled off the assembly line at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant. So far Ford has been making hybrid versions of its Escape and Mariner SUVs (34 MPG city/31 MPG Highway), and for the 2010 model year it will double its lineup with even more fuel efficient models: The Fusion hybrid (41 MPG city/36 MPG highway) and Mercury Milan hybrid.... ...
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Quote of the Day: George Monbiot on Handouts Resprayed Green 12.3.2009 TreeHugger
Creative Commons: In the UK and manufacturers are urging the government to give consumers money to get old cars off the road and into newer, lower emission vehicles and "catalyse a new low carbon transport revolution." George Monbiot calls it "bunkum" and worse. but his conclusion is damning: Every pound we spend on driving is a pound withheld from the alternatives, many of which (such as buses and trains) emplo... ...
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Infiniti Claims to Want to "Reinvent Itself as Socially Responsible Car Maker" 12.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo: All Hybrid Lineup, But It Might Take a Decade Nissan's CEO Carlos Ghosn has been very vocal about (see also and ), and now it's Infinit's turn to announce some change. According to the luxury automaker's he... ...
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Van Jones Joins White House As Green Jobs Advisor 12.3.2009 AlterNet
He will be key in shaping the administration's energy and climate initiatives with a specific interest in vulnerable communities.
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Diplomats: Iran seeks to buy banned carbon fiber 12.3.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
Two diplomats say Iran's national car company has made plans to purchase large quantities of carbon fiber, which is under U.N embargo because it could be used in the country's nuclear program. The automaker's chief executive denied it. The two diplomats... ...
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Will Van Jones Work in the White House? 12.3.2009 American Prospect
Van Jones has been agitating for a green agenda as a lifeline for the dying ghettoes of America. Will he be effective making policy on Capitol Hill?
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Ultra-High-Power Lithium-Ion Batteries 11.3.2009 Technology Review Feed - Tech Review Top Stories
New materials from MIT could power laser weapons or give hybrid cars jackrabbit acceleration.

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Green For All Founder Joins White House As Green Jobs Advisor 11.3.2009 ENS
http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2009/2009-03-10-091.asp
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Behind the Scenes of AT&T's Green Fleet 11.3.2009 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

To get more details about AT&T's major green fleet announcement, GreenBiz.com's executive editor Joel Makower, spoke with Jerome Webber and Beth Shiroishi about how the project came about, the benefits of alternative fuel vehicles, and how to drive demand for green fleets in the industry.

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AT&T to put 8,000 natural-gas vehicles on road 11.3.2009 Boston Globe: Technology
AT&T Inc. said Wednesday it will spend up to $350 million over five years to buy more than 8,000 Ford Motor Co. vans and trucks, then convert them to run on compressed natural gas.
100 MPG Hybrid Evokes Classic '63 Corvette 11.3.2009 Wired Top Stories
A carbon fiber-bodied, Corvette-inspired biodiesel hybrid that opens like a clam has to be one of the coolest cars ever entered in the Progressive Automotive X-Prize competition.

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Why I'm Going to Washington 11.3.2009 Commondreams.org Views
Doug Pibel's interview with Van Jones was conducted March 10, 2009, on the day Van was announced as special advisor at the White House Council on Environmental Quality.


Doug Pibel: There were rumors over the weekend that you were going to Washington to become another Czar. What is the actual job title?

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AT&T Accelerates Its Green Vehicle Fleet by 15,000 11.3.2009 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The telecommunications giant will spend up to $565 million over the next decade on 8,000 compressed natural gas vehicles and more than 7,000 gasoline-electric hybrids.

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AT&T Invests in Fuel-Efficient Fleet 11.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: US
AT&T said it will spend up to $565 million over 10 years on alternative-fuel vehicles for its corporate fleet, a move aimed at cutting costs while promoting cleaner transportation ...
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