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Best Places in the US for Green Living

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The idea of a sustainable city—one where both the city and its residents do their part in maintaining a green environment—may seem like a pipe dream, but there are cities right here in the U.S. that are making that dream a reality. When examining cities in the nation based on transportation, waste management, quality of the […]

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Transportation is Now Largest Source of Pollution in US

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Photo By Dave Herholz (flickr) For the first time in nearly 40 years, the transportation sector in the US has produced more carbon pollution over the past 12 months than any other sector of the economy. The new data from the US Energy and Information Administration (EIA) shows that carbon emissions from transportation have exceeded emissions from […]

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5 Ways to Green Your Commute for Earth Day

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What are you doing to make this planet a safer and greener place on April 22nd? With Earth Day rapidly approaching, what better way to celebrate than by playing your part in making Earth a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable planet for all. We’ve compiled a list of things we city folk can do to give […]

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UCLA Releases Annual ‘State of the Commute’ Report

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Amid a growing population of staff, faculty and students, UCLA Transportation is still on track to reach its Climate Action Plan goal of a 50% alternative transportation commute rate, according to its newly-released “State of the Commute” report. In 2015, UCLA’s drive-alone rate was close to 54% for employees, significantly lower than Los Angeles County as a whole, where […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Cars With Style

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When Toyota unveiled the 2016 Prius in Las Vegas on Sept. 8, company representatives put the emphasis on the car’s modern sleekness and fun edge instead of its fuel efficiency—even though the car remains America’s best-selling hybrid. With more competing hybrids on the market and gas prices down, fuel-efficient cars have entered a new marketing […]

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