American Lung Association News Report - Driving to Clean Air

Clubs and Organizations

June 8, 2023

Zero-Emission Vehicles are Critical For Clean Air

Transportation is a major source of harmful air pollution, health disparities and climate pollution in the United States. Moving away from polluting vehicles is critical to achieving clean, healthy air for everyone.

Our latest report, “Driving to Clean Air,” highlights the benefits to our health and climate by shifting to zero-emission vehicles and renewable energy.

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Key Findings

The transition to zero-emission vehicles powered by clean electricity by 2050 would result in up to:

89,300 - avoided deaths

2.2 million - avoided asthma attacks

$978 billion - in public health benefits

Help Deliver Clean Air

Let’s make the benefits of zero-emission vehicles a reality. Please join us in asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finalize strong pollution limits for new cars. Now is the time to act for clean air.

Sign the Petition