31 Oct '12, 3pm

What Ford can (and can't) do about climate change

What Ford can (and can't) do about climate change

When it comes to climate change, Ford and its global director of sustainability, John Viera, want to do what they can to be part of the solution. In its latest sustainability report , the company says, "Ford is committed to doing our share to prevent or reduce the potential for environmental, economic and social harm due to climate change. Viera puts it simply: Climate change is real. Man has an impact on climate change. We as a company have to do our share. Behind the rhetoric are actions. Ford has set science-based CO2 targets for North America, Europe, Brazil and China that determine the amount of greenhouse gases that its cars and trucks can emit over time, consistent with stabilizing the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere at 450 ppm. Along with other automakers, it has agreed to the U.S. government’s fuel efficiency standards that mandate an average fuel economy o...

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