White House ties new gas mileage standards to global warming

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Christian Science Monitor

Sept. 15, 2009

By Mark Clayton

…“Keeping President Obama’s promise, today’s proposed clean car rule is the biggest single step the US has taken to curb global warming and our oil addiction,” says Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign at the Center for Auto Safety in Washington. “It demonstrates to the world that the United States is now confronting the threat of global warming.”