Sustainable Tech

May 1, 2012 8

How cool cars can save the planet…and billions of dollars?

By: Emily Struzik What makes a car really cool? According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Berkeley Lab, a car’s color is what makes it cool—literally, when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Cars of a lighter hue, such as white or silver, stay cooler because they reflect up to 60% of sunlight. On the other hand, […]

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March 26, 2012 3

The simple way to offset 1,000,000 lbs of CO2 before the Earth hates you

Just face it—between driving to work, powering all those gadgets and eating that steak you love—your lifestyle is pretty rough on Mother Earth. Why not take 10 seconds to do something good for the planet? Of course, you could start with car sharing. It’s been shown that every car shared takes more than 13 more cars off the road. Fewer […]

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November 24, 2011 0

How It Feels to Drive a Tesla

If there’s one thing redeeming about being over 30 in a city that can often seem so young, it’s the privilege of being able to rent a red hot sexy Tesla. The Tesla is the one car that Getaround requires its members to be a certain age to drive. Ironically, it’s also the one car […]

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