350.org on Trump’s expected executive order challenging fuel economy standards
Today, Donald Trump is expected to issue an executive order challenging the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, which serve increase the energy efficiency and curb the emissions of automobiles in the US.
In response, 350.org Executive Director May Boeve issued the following statement: “Trump is about to sign one of the biggest corporate handouts to the fossil fuel industry. Cutting back fuel economy standards will drive up costs for the public while green-lighting new fleets of gas-guzzlers our climate can’t afford. …. [Persbericht]