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Trump's EPA argues more people will die in car accidents unless California fuel rules are weakened

Published: 
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:48pm

The Trump administration is embracing a curious — and some would say dated — argument as it builds its case to weaken federal rules championed by California that require cars and SUVs to average 55 miles per gallon by 2025.

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Don't let Trump and Pruitt Make America Smoggy Again

Published: 
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:40pm

The world is increasingly speeding toward a future of clean, zero-emissions cars. China — the largest auto market on the planet — plans to ban the sale of new vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel engines in the coming decades. Until then, the Chinese government requires that carmakers sell an increasing number of hybrid and electric vehicles in the country each year.

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The Big Green Test

Published: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 7:22pm

On Sunday Henry Paulson, the former Treasury secretary and a lifelong Republican, had an Op-Ed article about climate policy in The New York Times.