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New Report: Keystone XL Would Drain Cash from American Families

7/16/2013 // By Miles Grant

It turns out Canadian tar sands companies and American conservationists agree on something: The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would significantly raise America’s gas prices. A new report from Consumer Watchdog predicts building Keystone XL would raise prices at the […] Read more >

The retooled Louisville Assembly Plant celebrated in June. Photo: Sam VarnHagen/ Ford Motor Co.

Fact Check: Department of Energy – Still Helping Create Winners Nationwide

10/11/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Let’s just be clear, as we head into the next round of Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, the Department of Energy’s investments in clean energy have been extremely successful.  A recent fact-checking analysis found that DOE’s projects had a 98% […] Read more >

Want to fix pain at the pump? Go with the cars…

4/5/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

In the current crazy debate on high gas prices and what to do about them , we’d like to see politicians stand up for the things that really save families and businesses money.  The punch line is:  More oil just […] Read more >

Electric cars: It’s time to put our foot down …on the accelerator

3/28/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

We’re well into the political “silly season” so perhaps it’s not so surprising that we’re seeing a rash of EV naysaying in the press.  But it’s particularly crazy now,  when cities, consumers, automakers, energy and appliance companies are steaming ahead […] Read more >

$1.00 a gallon … when you fill up at the plug

3/12/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Last week the new Ford Focus Electric received its official fuel economy rating from EPA…105 miles per gallon equivalent!  At 110 MPGe city and 99 MPGe highway, that makes it the most fuel efficient 5-passenger car on the road (the […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – March 2, 2012

3/2/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Dear Media – Give Your Readers the Facts on Gas Prices and Keystone XL March 1 – In response […] Read more >

Dear Media – Give Your Readers the Facts on Gas Prices and Keystone XL

3/1/2012 // By Tony Iallonardo

In response to industry advertising and media reporting of tar sands pipeline Keystone XL’s purported benefits, NWF today sent this memo to media to urge them to put the facts ahead of spin on the effect that the pipeline would have on gas prices here in […] Read more >

Cadillac Converj at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show (photo: NWF Zoe Lipman)

Better Faster Stronger – Past Week of Fuel Efficiency News Confirms More Great Cars and Trucks Ahead

8/25/2011 // By Zoe Lipman

In Trucks that Work, a report NWF released last week, we walk through just how much pickup truck owners save under new fuel efficiency standards (a lot), how fast they save it (fast), and we do a component-by-component breakdown that […] Read more >

Chevrolet Volt with charging station (via Flickr's saebaryo)

New Fuel Efficiency Rules: Consumer Savings and Progress Against Pollution

7/28/2011 // By Zoe Lipman

A major announcement on fuel efficiency is expected in Washington, DC on Friday morning: The Obama administration and major auto manufacturers have reached a deal to raise fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks between 2017 and 2025, resolving […] Read more >

Plug It In: Taking Control of Our Energy Future

7/14/2011 // By Marta Orpiszewska

As temperatures soar into the 90’s, beach outings, bbq’s, and pool parties are in full swing, but not without a significant cost. Families once again are experiencing pain at the pump caused by high and unpredictable gas prices. Drivers have […] Read more >

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