Vegas Vacation, aka National Biodiesel Conference

As well as being an intern this winter at YTCEC, my other hat is as Co-Chair of the National Biodiesel Board’s Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel program. As part of this role I was lucky enough to head down to Las Vegas last week for the 10th annual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. The theme […]

Thoughts on Car Sharing

Have you heard of ride share, car share or peer-to-peer car sharing programs? Does Zipcar ring a bell, or even our local backcountryride.com?  These types of programs are prevalent in large cities and at universities; they boast an astounding 15 million car sharing members in North America.  Though there seems to be a niche they […]

Guest Post: Natural Gas – The Cleaner Alternative

In his January 9 Guest Shot column, Hugh Owens disparages the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel, mainly on the basis of what he claims are inflated estimates of reserves and potential cost-savings to the individual consumer. Both claims seem to me to overlook important realities.  A nation wide conversion from diesel-fueled haulers to Liquefied […]

Sustainability Series: Education, Awareness & Action

This month the Yellowstone Teton Clean Energy Coalition kicks off a series of Sustainability Workshops. Thanks to a grant from 1% for the Tetons, the Coalition will host monthly workshops focusing on different topics of sustainability. Partnering with Teton Co Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling and the Jackson Hole Energy Sustainability Project the Coalition is […]

Alternative Fuel Options Revealed

Last week The Coalition co-hosted a petroleum reduction seminar with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). The seminar took place at the Noble Historic Hotel down town Lander, WY. An interested audience composed of community members, business partners, and a handful of NOLS employees were there to learn more about options for incorporating alternative fuels […]

Fuel from Wyoming, Compressed Natural Gas

Last week summer intern Annika Sohlstrom and I had the pleasure of attending a public Compressed Natural Gas Ride and Drive event in Riverton, Wyoming.  A meeting with the Wyoming Natural Gas and Infrastructure Coalition preceded the event.  Often this meeting is a teleconference so it was refreshing and invigorating to actually see everyone and […]

Diesel Cars: Demand Will Increase, Says

Diesel Cars: Demand Will Increase, Says Diesel Coalition Would you consider purchasing a diesel vehicle? Why or why not?

Post oil: Glimpses of life after fossil

Post oil: Glimpses of life after fossil fuel – CSMonitor.com http://ow.ly/6ZQqj

idle-free campaign taking root

idle-free campaign taking root http://ow.ly/6J7C8

The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Handbook is now available

The Plug-In Electric Vehicle Handbook is now available to help purchasing these advanced technology vehicles http://ow.ly/6Bc9o