Is Obama Out of Bounds on Climate Change?

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May 22, 2009

By Jim Motavalli

According to Becker, “The EPA and the Department of Transportation are working up standards to achieve the 35.5-mpg goal. It’s a goal. And the President also instructed the EPA to determine whether carbon dioxide [CO2, the major global warming gas] is a threat to health and welfare. That opened the door to allow regulation, and empowers the agency to reduce carbon emissions.”