Alissa Walker+ Your Authors @awalkerinLA I'm a writer, a gelato-eater, and a walker in LA. Urbanism editor at @Curbed. Co-host of @theLApod. More 👧🏼👶🏼 and 🚲🚶🏼‍♀️🚍 on Instagram. Oct. 29, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Anyone still want to give U.S. automakers a few trillion dollars, believing they actually want to build "clean cars," "reduce emissions," and help the country "go electric"? 

GM is a fossil fuel company
Toyota is a fossil fuel company
Fiat Chrysler is a fossil fuel company

Corporations that make cars can't be part of our strategies to address climate change. 

You know what this is all actually about, right?

It's about SUVs. 

Lol remember when the climate mayors got together and decided they were going to reduce emissions by telling everyone to buy more cars? 

The only guaranteed way to reduce future emissions is to help people drive less *right now.* 

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