July 31, 2022

July 2022 Gasoline Phaseout News

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz made big news this month when he proposed prohibiting the construction of new gas stations in the city. The Los Angeles Times Editorial Board questioned the proposal, asserting that a prohibition “would have little real effect [on the climate] and should not be a top priority of city leaders.”
June 30, 2022

June 2022 Gasoline Phaseout News

To meet today’s economic, political and climate crises, we must sharply reduce demand for gasoline. Coltura outlined its strategy for rapidly and equitably reducing gasoline consumption in an article, “Towards a National Strategy to Cut Gasoline Use,” published last month in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.
May 31, 2022

May 2022 Gasoline Phaseout News

Coltura’s Gasoline Superusers report identified millions of lower-income families who use more than 100 gallons of gasoline per month who are struggling under the burden of today’s high gas prices. Many of these families live long distances from their workplaces or drive many miles as part of their jobs. The recent rise in gas prices is causing these families to spend upwards of $600 per month on gasoline, which can be more than one-third of their household income after taxes, rent, and food. High gas prices, and the impacts they entail, are likely to persist for years.
November 30, 2021

November 2021 Gasoline Phaseout News

As concerns mount about the impacts of air pollution and the climate crisis, a new poll commissioned by Coltura and conducted by Nexus Polling, the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication found that by a 55% - 35% margin, U.S. voters support requiring all new cars sold in their state to be electric by 2030.
November 2021 Gasoline Phaseout News
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