CAFE by the numbers: rising CO2 emissions [INFOGRAPHIC]

You can’t just add half a million barrels of oil to our daily consumption and not expect there to be consequences. At exactly the time when we should be coming up with ideas on how to reduce CO2 emissions from the energy sector, the Trump administration’s proposal on the CAFE standards for goes in the opposite direction.

By its own estimates, here’s what the proposal says we’ll see:

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CAFE by the numbers: How consumers benefit [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Trump administration’s revamp on the fuel economy standards informs us that freezing those standards at 2020 levels will cost drivers a pretty penny, over the lifetime of that vehicle.

How much?

 

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CAFE by the numbers: oil consumption [INFOGRAPHIC]

The new fuel economy proposal by the Trump administration goes on for hundreds of pages, and it’s full of facts an figures and tables. One sticks out to us, in which the architects of the proposal tell us exactly how much oil (in their estimation) we should expect to use on top of the 20 million barrels we already consume each day.

 

 

You can help improve the proposal: Sign our petition urging the government not to roll back progress on fuel economy standards for cars to be sold in the U.S. in model years 2021-26.