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3276 NEWS ITEMS ARCHIVED IN 2005

Vermont Adds More Fuel-Efficient Vehicels to Fleet, Including Honda Civic Hybrids
Officials say the switch will reduce the environmental impact through the use of more fuel-efficient and hybrid-fuel vehicles, save taxpayers money through bulk purchases, and provide workers with safe, properly maintained vehicles. - 13-Jan-2005

When Gear-heads Rule Its All About Speed
Columnist Jeremy Cato sees emphasis on horsepower as smacking of a lack of imagination in Detroit - 13-Jan-2005

The Questionable Future of Oil
Question of is the world running out of oil draws standing room only crowds at 2004 annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. - 14-Jan-2005

The Imminent Demise of the Republican Party
Among the many things the right-wing leadership of the party is denying, writes David Orr is the looming approach of peak oil extraction thereby advancing the potential of economic, political, and social chaos when global oil supply and demand diverge as soon they will. - 14-Jan-2005

Why the West is Riding for a Fall
Two recently published books, 'Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed' and 'Dark Age Ahead' suggest our oil-dependent culture is 'rushing' towards a new Dark Age. - 14-Jan-2005

Power to the People
No tsunami warning system could prevent another disaster while so many live without electricity, writes hydrogen fuel cell-proponent, Jeremy Rifkin - 14-Jan-2005

Terror War Diverting Attention From Roots of Insecurity
Worldwatch Institute's annual 'State of the World 2005: Redefining Global Security'urges global foreign policymakers to adopt a policy of preventive engagement to foster a renewed spirit of international cooperation. - 14-Jan-2005

Carmakers Backing Away From Alternative Fuel Cars as Hybrids Gain in Popularity
But despite the enthusiasm of drivers such as Deren-Lewis, automakers are retreating from vehicles which run on natural gas or gas-free electricity. - 14-Jan-2005

'Bi-Polar' Automakers Pushing Green Machines and Gas Guzzlers
While announcing five new hybrid models, Ford displayed at the 2005 NAIAS souped-up 2005 Mustangs with 300-plus horsepower V-8 engines; the limited-production, 550-horsepower Ford GT; and a gleaming polished-aluminum Shelby GR-1 concept car with 605 horsepower. Toyota talked of its new Lexus while debuting its own 500 hp muscle machine. - 14-Jan-2005

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Clearly Industry's Driving Force
General Motors Corp.'s vision of the future doesn't fire on all cylinders as it races to overcome the technical and public perception hurdles of fuel cells - 14-Jan-2005

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