Recent Safe Climate Transport Campaign commentary:

Trump Gave Automakers What They Wanted. Biden Shouldn’t.

 

July 7, 2021, 3:09 p.m. ET

By Daniel F. Becker and James Gerstenzang

As President Biden finalizes his road map to steer America toward a cleaner car fleet and safe climate, he should ignore the auto industry’s push for weak fuel efficiency and emissions rules and strengthen the tough standards imposed by the Obama administration that were shredded by Donald Trump.

Mr. Biden’s first step should be to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to reimpose emissions reductions as quickly as possible for new cars and S.U.V.s and other light trucks to 5 percent a year as called for under the Obama rules.

Then he should instruct the agency …

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Global Warming 101

A Safe Climate for All of Us

The Safe Climate Transport Campaign is working to solve the biggest challenge we face: Global warming. The technology exists today to protect our fragile climate by cutting our dependence on polluting fossil fuels, such as oil. We have a responsibility to our children and our communities to take sensible steps now to become good stewards of the air and climate we depend on to sustain us.

Earth’s climate is regulated by the greenhouse effect. The layer of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere acts like a heat-trapping blanket around the planet by capturing some of the sun’s radiation and sustaining….

 

 

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Opinion articles by Safe Climate Transport Campaign

President Biden is restarting the fight to protect the climate. He has directed the federal government to buy only electric vehicles for its future fleet. He has frozen new oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters. And he’s pledging to restore the United States’ role at the center of the fight against climate change — first, by returning to the Paris climate agreement, and by committing to cut U.S. global-warming pollution to zero by 2050.

He also elevated environmental justice policies to protect low-income and minority populations from the pollution that has long fouled their communities. Where covid-19 and air pollution have collided, death rates have increased…

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