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Consumer Reports applauds EPA proposal to strengthen Renewable Fuel Standard program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports today praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s proposal to strengthen and expand its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program . The…

December 1, 2022

Low Carbon Fuels: Transforming Transportation for a More Sustainable Future

OVERVIEW Greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, can trap heat in the earth’s atmosphere. This can lead to extreme weather such as hurricanes, droughts, and increased…

November 16, 2022

Low Carbon Fuels: Factsheet for Consumers

There’s a lot of conversation today about the need for “cleaner transportation” in the United States. That’s because transportation is the leading source of greenhouse…

November 16, 2022

Low Carbon Fuels: Factsheet for Policymakers

A number of states have established low carbon fuel standards (LCFS) to decrease the carbon intensity of transportation fuels and provide an increasing range of…

November 16, 2022

Low Carbon Fuel Standards: Policy Principles

In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, we must use a variety of tools to help bring cleaner technologies to the market. One…

November 16, 2022

Transforming the Transportation Fuels Marketplace: The Consumer Reports Low Carbon Fuels Standard Initiative

Transportation is the nation’s leading producer of greenhouse gas emissions like carbon dioxide. To reduce these emissions from transportation, we must use a variety of…

November 15, 2022

Consumer Reports Survey: Low Carbon Fuels

Consumer Reports conducted a nationally representative survey in January and February 2022 to gauge Americans’ perspectives and concerns regarding the transportation industry’s impact on the…

November 14, 2022

CR Testifies at House Committee Hearing on the Inflation Reduction Act

Testimony by Dr. Quinta Warren, Associate Director of Sustainability Policy at Consumer Reports, on “A Big Climate Deal: Lowering Costs, Creating Jobs, and Reducing Pollution…

September 30, 2022

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Consumer Reports to Testify at House Committee Hearing on the Inflation Reduction Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Quinta Warren, Associate Director of Sustainability Policy at Consumer Reports, will testify on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at a hearing held…

September 28, 2022

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Across Racial Demographics, Interest in Purchasing Electric Vehicles is Considerable, but Systemic Barriers Persist

In a new report, a group of consumer, sustainability, science, and equity advocacy organizations —Consumer Reports, EVNoire, GreenLatinos, and the Union of Concerned Scientists-–  …

September 8, 2022

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