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NY Daily News | Feb 09, 2012

By Josh Max

It’s official – we don’t want cars that get 200 or more miles to the gallon, and it’s consumers’ fault, not automakers’.
A new report issued by Massachusetts...

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NPR | Feb 02, 2012

By: Richard Harris

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National Geographic | Jan 18, 2012

By: Mason Inman, National Geographic News

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Shale gas...

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MIT News | Jan 04, 2012

Automakers have made great strides in fuel efficiency in recent decades — but the mileage numbers of individual vehicles have barely increased. An MIT economist explains the conundrum.

By: Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office

Contrary to common perception, the major...

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MIT News | Nov 03, 2010

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As deficit hawks appear poised for victory at the polls, the MIT economics professor presents the case for more spending on infrastructure and R&D.

Government deficit spending has been a contentious issue during this year’s U.S. mid-term election...

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MIT News | Jun 07, 2010

As U.N. negotiations begin this week on a global mercury treaty, an MIT atmospheric scientist explains the challenges ahead.

The first United Nations negotiating session for a global, legally binding mercury treaty begins today in Stockholm. Continuing through Friday, this is the...

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MIT News | Dec 09, 2009

The co-director of MIT's Global Change program discusses what to expect from the U.N. Climate Change Conference, and the effects of 'Climategate'

Delegates from around the world began meeting this week in Copenhagen to try to work out a new U.N. pact to address global climate...

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MIT News | Nov 05, 2009

MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change has pegged the annual cost of the proposed cap-and-trade legislation in Congress at $400 per U.S. household. But estimating the cost of doing nothing is far more difficult.

Sergey...

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MIT News | Sep 08, 2008

A group of MIT-affiliated cyclists hope to fuel themselves from New York to Washington in a few weeks to raise awareness -- and money -- for climate change initiatives. The nine graduate students, researchers and friends are all planning to take part in the Climate Ride 2008, a five-day, 320-...

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