GM Says “We’re Going Zero Tailpipe By 2035, Carbon Neutral By 2040” Will It? Can It?

Earlier today, General Motors made a bold claim in a new press release in which it stated it wanted to go zero emissions in the U.S. by 2035, and carbon neutral by 2040. 

https://media.gm.com/media/us/en/gm/home.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2021/jan/0128-carbon.html

With its Ultium battery technology in the pipeline, new EV-only models due to release this year and an accelerated deployment for EV adoption, the largest automaker in the U.S. is making a massive statement. But given its past behavior, promises, and continued production of massive gas-guzzling SUVS, can we trust it?

 Should we support it? And what next?

Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield 

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