CLIMATE CHANGE: SUVs Causing Increased U.S. Emissions, NGO Says

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31 July 2002

CLIMATE CHANGE: SUVs Causing Increased U.S. Emissions, NGO Says

Author: UN Wire

Cars and light trucks produce one-fifth of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, and overall emissions are rising rapidly in the United States after decades of declining steadily, Environmental Defense said this week in a new report...The group identified General Motors, Ford and DaimlerChrysler in particular as accounting for disproportionately high levels of emissions for their market shares.

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31 July 2002

Surge in Carbon Dioxide Emissions Cited - Report Blames Automakers for Catering to Demand for Fuel-Inefficient Vehicles

Author: Eric Pianin, Washington Post

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30 July 2002

General Motors Is Global Warmer Number One - New Report Measures U.S. Automakers' Corporate Culpabilities For Global Warming Pollution

Author: Environmental Defense

A new report issued today by Environmental Defense appraises for the first time the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the new vehicles sold each year by major auto manufacturers. General Motors' fleet imposes the largest "carbon burden," producing 6.7 million metric tons per year. GM is followed closely by Ford, whose fleet produces 5.6 million tons.

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30 July 2002

Sinful Emissions: Weighing In on Automakers' Carbon Burdens

Author: Environmental Defense

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29 July 2002

Carbon Nation: How U.S. Automakers Contribute to Global Warming -- And What They Can Do to Stop It

Author: Environmental Defense

DeCicco talks about how the "big six" automakers for the U.S. market contribute in a big way to global warming and challenges the industry to do what's right for the planet by designing vehicles that improve fuel economy and lower carbon dioxide emissions.

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29 July 2002

full report: Automakers' Corporate Carbon Burdens: Reframing Public Policy on Automobiles, Oil and Climate

Author: John DeCicco & Feng An, Environmental Defense

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