Dialing Back On U.S. Emissions Standards | On Point

In this June 22, 2015 file photo, a Buick Verano is assembled at General Motors’ Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

With guest host Jane Clayson

President Trump takes aim at federal auto-emission regulations. We’ll look at what’s on the line for the US auto industry, cars and climate change

President Trump took aim at fuel-economy standards yesterday, promising to roll back Obama-era regulations and make U.S. the car capital of the world again. Automakers are celebrating. Environmentalists are biting their nails. All this as the administration targets other regulations meant to protect against climate change. This hour On Point, auto emissions and the environment, in the Trump era.


John Stoll, Detroit bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal. (@johndstoll)

Robert Stavins, professor of environmental economics and director of the Environmental Economics program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. (@RobertStavins)

Vicki Arroyo, executive director of Georgetown University’s Climate Center, where she oversees climate and energy policy.


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