U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down 11 Percent Since 2007

Emily E. Adams www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights41 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight October 2, 2013 Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, according …

Earth Policy Release – Falling Gasoline Use Means United States Can Just Say No to New Pipelines and Food-to-Fuel

  Falling Gasoline Use Means United States Can Just Say No to New Pipelines and Food-to-Fuel  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights38 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight March 28, 2013 Freeing America from its dependence on oil from unstable parts of the world is an admirable goal, but many of the proposed solutions—including …

Watershed Capital Group Announces $11.7M in First Close of Cascade Sierra Income Fund

Watershed Capital Group is pleased to announce that Cascade Sierra Solutions (“Cascade”) completed an initial close of its Cascade Sierra Income Fund, L.P. The financing allows Cascade to continue to finance the replacement and upgrade of polluting, inefficient trucks with clean, fuel-efficient vehicles that reduce pollution by up to 85%, …

Micro-Hybrids – The Fuel Efficiency Innovation of the Decade

Micro-Hybrids – The Fuel Efficiency Innovation of the Decade Posted: 04 Oct 2011 07:57 AM PDT John Petersen I’ve been writing about micro-hybrid vehicles and stop-start idle elimination since May 2009. It’s a cheap and simple fuel efficiency innovation that turns the engine off while a car is stopped at …