Tag Archive for gas prices

What’s Your Tipping Point?

What’s your tipping point? The point at which gas prices force you to make some change in your current lifestyle – such as the kind of car you drive or how you drive it? This post isn’t an article – just a conversation starter. We’d like to hear from you about how the gas price…

Upsides to $4 gas?

$4 gas is here – and by summer, we may be nostalgic for $4 gas. Any upsides to this? If the last time gas crested $4 is any guide, here’s what we can look forward to: * Less traffic out there – If you could still afford to drive, the drive itself was less aggravating…

Alternatives to the Tiger in Your Tank?

Instead of putting a “tiger in your tank,” how about squeezing gas from a cow? Either can power your car; but one is homegrown  – and entirely renewable.  Bio-gas is methane produced from slaughterhouse waste; what doesn’t become hamburger or beef jerky (or dog food) can be ground up into a soupy slurry, then cooked in…

A Bad Moon on the Rise. . .

There’s a bad moon on the rise – in the form of upward creeping gas prices.  Unleaded regular is surging toward $4 per gallon again – the same highs that preceded – and which arguably triggered – the current economic catatonia. If it happens again, though, the effects are probably going to be even worse.…