Innovation

Will Self-Driving Cars Reduce Emissions?

Apr 18th, 2018 | By Katrina Kazda

Despite recent fatal accidents, there is little question that self-driving cars are here to stay. What is not yet clear is whether driverless cars represent an environmental boon or an unforeseen emissions nightmare. The answer is up to us.
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Eco Living

Car Sharing Beyond Uber and Lyft

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By Amy Leibrock

A variety of app-driven companies are working to use technology to meet our personal transportation needs making it possible for more and more people to go car-free. Here’s a look at the options, including a few you might not have heard of yet.
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Eco Living

Top Tweets From SXSW Eco

Oct 11th, 2013 | By Amy Leibrock

We just got back from the 2013 SXSW Eco conference, the third-annual Austin, Texas, meeting of movers and shakers in the environmental movement. We helped wrangle the event's food waste to the compost heap instead of the landfill as SXSW Eco's official Food & Waste Education Partner, and our own Jeremy Kranowitz and Gray Peckham took part in a panel discussion about Program-Related Investments. We also gathered lots of fodder for upcoming articles. In the meantime, here are crowdsourced highlights from the conference via Twitter.
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Transportation

Indianapolis to Launch Largest All-Electric Car Share Service in U.S.

Jul 31st, 2013 | By Nicole Rogers

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is at it again. At last month's Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) Conference, Ballard announced that he will bring the French company Bolloré’s electric car-sharing service, already a great success in Paris, to Indianapolis.
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Eco Living

Getaround

Jul 6th, 2012 | By Aubrey Yee

Car sharing hits hyperdrive with an innovative new company called Getaround. Just under a year old, the company has already signed over 10,000 people up for the car sharing service.
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