Posts Tagged "RGGI “Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative” “Carbon emissions” “Climate change” “green power”"

Energy tip #12: ease up on the acceleration, leadfoot

Looking to save on gas money? You can save up to 37% simply by adjusting your style of your driving. If you have a tendency to accelerate quickly and brake aggressively, smoothing out the ride will give your tank some extra legs. Not to mention make your neighborhood a little safer. You'd be amazed how much your of your car's… read more →

RGGI, Steady, Go!

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) this morning announced (pdf) its revised rules to create a cap and trade program for power plants in seven northeastern states. More modest than the Kyoto protocol, RGGI caps power-plant based CO2 at current levels from 2009 until 2015, then follows with a 10% reduction by 2019. Two states, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, have… read more →