Standards For Jobs

Tougher fuel economy standards would offer a massive boost to the US economy, according to the latest report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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The UCS is a group of environmentally aware American academics, and their latest report says technology that is already available could cut national oil use by 1.6 million barrels of oil per day. This would reduce greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles by 260 million tonnes and create more than 240 000 jobs by 2020.

This news story is taken from the September 2007 edition of T&E Bulletin.