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Cities Are Already Cutting Carbon Pollution, New National Standards Will Expand Their Progress

May 21, 2014 by Frances Beinecke

Cities and Emissions Reductions

Miami is a city well known for glittering ocean-front hotels and sleek office towers, but most people don’t realize the city is turning its skyline into a tool for addressing climate change. All new large buildings constructed in Miami are designed to save energy.[read more]

You want it? You got it!

May 19, 2009 by Climatico Analysis

Although as yet unofficial, an exciting new development is expected when President Obama will soon – probably later today – announce new federal rules for automobile emissions and mileage standards. After clearing the road for the California waiver to be granted, which would have allowed the state (and 13 others which would...[read more]

Obama Plugs Up Tailpipes: Will Announce Auto Mileage, Emissions Standards

May 19, 2009 by Scott Edward Anderson

The Associate Press (AP) reported this morning that "President Barack Obama's proposed new fuel and emission standards for cars and trucks will save billions of barrels of oil but are expected to cost consumers an extra $1,300 per vehicle by the time the plan is complete in 2016.Today, Obama will announce the first-ever national...[read more]