Recent Safe Climate Transport Campaign commentary:

 

Opinion: Climate, politics demand Biden get tough on auto pollution.

By Dan Becker, opinion contributor

12/24/21 09:30 AM EST

President Biden was right when he said global warming is an existential threat. That’s why it’s so disappointing that his administration produced auto-pollution rules that are a speed bump on the road to the climate precipice, right when we need a U-turn.

The new auto rules the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized Monday wrapped anemic pollution reductions with tinsel and bows for the auto industry in the form of loopholes and giveaways…

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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 …

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