We advance policies to cut gasoline use at speed and scale
Scientists have issued a clear warning: to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we must cut emissions 50% by 2030, and 100% by 2050. Coltura works to achieve these targets for emissions from light duty vehicles – our cars, trucks and SUVs.
January 6, 2021
There are over 130,000 gas stations across the United States. They are the last link in the chain connecting the oil field and the gas-powered vehicles on our streets. Every gallon of gasoline sold adds 20 lbs of carbon dioxide to our atmosphere.
May 15, 2020
Burning gasoline in our cars and trucks is the biggest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for most cities and states. Many local jurisdictions are working to reduce transportation GHGs. Most are using metrics that don’t necessarily correlate to gasoline use, such as electric vehicle adoption, vehicle miles traveled, transit ridership and bike lane additions.
June 15, 2018
To prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, we must move quickly beyond gasoline to clean alternatives. We can’t afford to wait. Transportation powered by gasoline and diesel fuel is America’s single biggest source of carbon emissions, contributing to warming temperatures on land and in the oceans, resulting in unprecedented natural disasters.
June 1, 2018
A new report, Recharge Required, reveals an overwhelming lack of compliance with Washington’s public fleet electrification law, RCW 43.19.648. Less than one percent of the more than 30,000 vehicles owned by the state, cities, counties, and other public entities are electric vehicles (EVs), and only four of the 31 local governmental entities surveyed have plans for electrifying their fleet.
February 15, 2017
A powerful new coalition is emerging to push accelerated phase-out of gasoline.
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