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The Newest Hybrid Cars to Reduce Environmental Impact

Special feature by Maria Ortega According to National Geographic, more than half the air pollution in the United States is caused by mobile devices, primarily by automobiles. These greenhouse gases that vehicles emit, such as carbon dioxide, are wreaking havoc on the ozone layer as well as polluting the soil and surface water in many cases. Bottom line— while cars…

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EarthTalk: Affordable Eco-Friendly Cars; The Consequences of Dying Plankton on the World’s Oceans

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Celebrities and billionaires are shelling out big bucks for cutting edge green-friendly cars like the Tesla Roadster. But what are the rest of us—who live in the budget-constrained real world—to do about buying a new car that does right by…

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EarthTalk: Charging Plug-in Hybrids Away From Home and Uranium Mining Near the Grand Canyon

EarthTalk for Monday, June 1st.
EarthTalk is an environmental column from the editors of E Magazine. Today’s topics are where to recharge the coming plug-in hybrids when you’re away from home and the status of Bush administration proposals to mine uranium near the Grand Canyon

Toyota To Start Producing Prius In Blue Springs, Miss., In 2010

Toyota will start to manufacture its highly popular Prius hybrid car within America.