Recent Safe Climate Transport Campaign commentary:
Opinion: One decision can help get Biden’s climate goals back on track
By Dan Becker and Maya Golden-Krasner
As President Biden feels the political heat for approving destructive oil drilling in the Alaskan Arctic and Gulf of Mexico, his climate goals — and his legacy — are in jeopardy. His best shot at getting back on track would be strong new auto pollution standards.
With these standards, a draft of which is expected next week, the U.S. could take the biggest single step of any nation to combat global warming…
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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
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 …
The Unprecedented Rise of Carbon Dioxide
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