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Driving Global Warming

Commuting in Maine and its Contribution to Global Warming

Transportation is responsible for nearly one third of global warming emissions in Maine and the trips that state residents make to and from work are a major contributor to the problem. Driving Global Warming documents the impact of commuting on global warming emissions in Maine, identifies towns whose commuters produce the greatest emissions and suggests policy solutions that can reduce the region’s contribution to global warming.

Report

Mary Braun

Policy Associate

Pete Didisheim

Natural Resources Council of Maine

Transportation is responsible for nearly one third of global warming emissions in Maine and the trips that state residents make to and from work are a major contributor to the problem. Driving Global Warming documents the impact of commuting on global warming emissions in Maine, identifies towns whose commuters produce the greatest emissions and suggests policy solutions that can reduce the region’s contribution to global warming.

Authors

Mary Braun

Policy Associate

Tony Dutzik

Associate Director and Senior Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

Tony Dutzik is associate director and senior policy analyst with Frontier Group. His research and ideas on climate, energy and transportation policy have helped shape public policy debates across the U.S., and have earned coverage in media outlets from the New York Times to National Public Radio. A former journalist, Tony lives and works in Boston.

Pete Didisheim

Natural Resources Council of Maine