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G.M. Reports $722M Loss in Q4: Citing the slowing economy and heavy losses from the automaker’s finance arm, the loss translates to a dip of $1.28 a share. Hopefully the recently repriced Volt will recharge the company’s stock – New York Times.

Redwood Trees Lose in Court to Solar Panels: Two neighbors have gone to court over one’s redwood trees that are overshadowing the other’s solar panel array. Talk about a real NIBMY situation – KQED.

Who Is the Greenest Utility in All the Land?: The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, in its second national review of utility companies’ energy efficiency programs, found California-based PG&E and Minnesota-based XCel to have some of the best initiatives – GreenBiz.

It Could Cost $50 to Drive an SUV in London: London Mayor Ken Livingstone has a new strategy to rid the city of smog – charge owners £25 per day to drive vehicles emitting 225 grammes of carbon dioxide per kilometre – Times Online.

Bloomberg’s Threat List: Terror, Nukes, Global Warming: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg addressing a U.N. summit on climate change said that he takes global warming very seriously as it “has the potential to kill everybody” – TreeHugger.

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Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.

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