Each car is ‘green rated’ 1-100 to show relative environmental friendliness
You can also browse cars by technology such as Hybrid, Ethanol, Biodiesel, and Natural Gas. Additional tools include a mileage calculator, federal & state incentives, and alternative fueling station locations.
They give info on finance and other car-related research and have added some other interesting things:
Putting aside debates about lifecycle impact of hybrid car batteries, four out of the top five cars by this ranking system are hybrids:
For anyone considering a ‘green’ car, the site has some good info about how cars stack up against one another.
NB Environmental Defense is a NonProfit that since 1967 has linked science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society’s most urgent environmental problems.
Their Mission: to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are clean air, clean water, healthy food and flourishing ecosystems.
They are guided by scientific evaluation of environmental problems, and the solutions we advocate will be based on science, even when it leads in unfamiliar directions and they work to create solutions that win lasting economic and social support because they are nonpartisan, cost-effective and fair.
MORE info to digest – you almost need to a science to live ‘sustainably’!