Scrap Materials in China, World Economy’s Tea Leaves?

Yesterday, we checked out the sprawling port at Long Beach, one of the busiest (and greenest) seaports in the world. As the main U.S. port of entry for Asian goods, it’s hard not to…


Clinton Climate Initiative Teams With City of Los Angeles

Another post from California, this one from rainy Los Angeles. We flew into Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport yesterday, and it was quite a mob scene. Not for us, as it happened, but for Bill Clinton, who was…


Daily Show: Daniel Sperling’s Take On ‘Two Billion Cars’

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Daniel Sperling Thanks to the Daily Show- a phrase I…

hybrids at SFO


Places: San Francisco’s Green Rental Car Program

This week, we’re traveling through the Golden State. California has long been a major center (the center) of innovation, from the cultural power of Hollywood’s influence to the technological wellspring of Silicon Valley. It’s a state as geographically…



Zipcar & Seattle get busy

We love Zipcar. And we love Seattle. Both have a knack for staying out in front of meaningful trends. Now we love their recent partnership. Zipcar, the world’s largest provider of cars on…



Paying You To Trade In Your Gas Guzzlers?

A growing number of governments across Europe are providing incentives to drivers to trade in their gas guzzlers for new, more efficient models. In Germany, drivers receive about $3250 to trade in cars older than nine years. In…