Carbon from US cars, light trucks down 3 percent

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By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Climate-warming carbon emissions from new cars and light trucks in the United States dropped 3 percent in 2005, the first decrease in nearly two decades, Environmental Defense reported on Thursday. "We see some signs of good news here," said the group's Jon DeCicco in a telephone news briefing announcing the findings. High fuel prices and tighter fuel efficiency standards for light trucks have helped push ...

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