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Twenty nine percent of all carbon emissions come from the transportation sector. And, some estimates are higher. In 2018, twelve states (and the District of Columbia) in the Northeast responded, creating the Transportation and Climate Initiative to improve transportation, develop the clean energy economy and reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector. This initiative is being facilitated by the Georgetown Climate Center.

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We can’t solve the climate crisis without getting out of our cars and onto buses and trains

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We can’t solve the climate crisis without getting out of our cars and onto buses and trains

By Michael E. Mann and Matt Casale Photo: Getty Images 6/16/21
As Americans receive vaccines and people feel safer leaving home, an unwelcome feature of pre-COVID life, headache-inducing traffic, is coming back in full force. More than an inconvenience, this rising tide of cars and trucks…