General Motors, maker of giant trucks and SUVs, vows to be carbon neutral by 2040c

General Motors, maker of giant trucks and SUVs, vows to be carbon neutral by 2040c


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General Motors, an automotive company that sells hundreds of thousands of giant gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs every year, says it will be carbon neutral by 2040.

The company says it will achieve this goal by “removing emissions from all our products, including every vehicle we produce, and all of our global operations in the next twenty years.” And when removing those emissions aren’t possible, GM says it will purchase carbon credits to offset the pollution for which it is responsible. Notably, though, GM wouldn’t commit to ending its sale of gas-powered vehicles within its targeted time frame.

The announcement comes a day after President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders aimed at combating climate change. The new…

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