Make "Half the Oil" a Reality
With solutions available today and on the horizon, we can cut projected U.S. oil consumption in half in the next 20 years. Sales of fuel efficient and advanced vehicles are on the rise, and cleaner fuels made from tall, perennial grasses and agricultural waste are being produced across the country. However, investments in these solutions are only a down-payment on a Half the Oil future.
Reducing our nation's oil use will protect consumers from volatility at the pump, cut global warming emissions and air pollution, and make the United States a global leader in clean transportation technology.
With the environmental and economic costs of oil—no matter where it is drilled—high and rising, putting oil savings solutions into action is more important than ever. We have the technology, but we need the political leadership to move us toward a Half the Oil future, and that's where President Obama's Climate Action Plan comes in. In his plan, the president committed to develop the next round of fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty trucks and to support the growth of non-food-based biofuels. Now it's time to put this commitment into action.
Tell President Obama to fulfill the commitments made in his Climate Action Plan to put us on a path to make oil savings a reality.
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Dear President Obama,
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]