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Climate-Change Policy and CO2 Emissions from Passenger Vehicles

November 22, 2013
Climate Change, Resources

This Congressional Budget Office issue brief examines the role of passenger vehicles (cars and light trucks) in the U.S. effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions. In particular, the brief looks at how putting a price on CO2 emissions—for example, through a cap-and-trade system—would affect gasoline prices and, as a consequence, vehicle emissions. Click here to view this report.