Recent Safe Climate Transport Campaign commentary:
Opinion: To save money and the planet, Biden needs stronger clean car rules
By Dan Becker and Maya Golden-Krasner
The weeks leading up to this month’s COP27 Climate Summit in Egypt have laid bare the many challenges facing President Joe Biden, from OPEC-induced gas price volatility to damning reports showing that the planet is careening toward climate catastrophe.
But there’s a single step Biden can take to fight the climate crisis and save consumers at the pump: make cars cleaner, faster…
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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 …
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