Gas Consumption

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a Canada-based research group, is calling for world leaders to band together to phase out fossil fuel subsidies.
Aug 24, 2011   AutoBlogGreen
A Grist writer and environmentalist takes a trip to the Talladega Superspeedway to try to understand what the petroleum-wasting is really all about.
Oct 12, 2009   Grist
<p>Alexis Madrigal at Wired digs into the stats, and find that the state of California uses more gasoline than any country in the world.</p>
Jul 19, 2008   Wired
<p>Both farmers and the rural poor are hurting because gas prices are not only higher in Canada's rural areas, but the distances required to obtain food and other necessities are so great.</p>
Jun 3, 2008   The Globe and Mail
<p>Scooter sales are on the rise, as Americans wake up to the effect of high gas prices on their pocketbook.</p>
May 25, 2008   By Tim Halbur
<p>Small car sales, especially hybrids and subcompacts, are jumping while pickups and SUV sales plummet, contributing to a reduction in gas consumption. The $3.50 gallon mark may have been key to influencing vehicle selection as well as driver behavior.</p>
May 5, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Motorists in Oregon, Washington and Idaho are using less gas per week than the average American. A recent report credits the region's public transit systems and land use policies for the reduction in fuel consumption.</p>
Apr 22, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>Economic recession and soaring gas prices have resulted in the largest, demand-induced, sustained decline in gas consumption in 16 years. Motorists are reacting to the higher prices and weaker economy in their vehicle selection and driving behavior.</p>
Mar 6, 2008   The Wall Street Journal