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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation



New report and policy brief on GHG reductions and the U.S. transportation sector.
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Contact Person: Nan Dawkins
Phone: 703-437-6655
E-Mail: dawkinsn@pewclimate.org
Website: http://www.pewclimate.org/projects/ustransp.cfm
   


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Transportation sources in the U.S. account for nearly a third of our nation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and are rising faster than in any other sector. It is critical that an effective climate change policy for the U.S. address these emissions. A new report released today by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation, written by David L. Greene of Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Andreas Schafer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, identifies a number of policies and technologies that can achieve GHG reductions of the necessary scale.


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