How Clean Are Electric Vehicles?

Anair, Don
July 2012
Catalyst (1539-3410);Summer2012, p7
The article offers the author's insights regarding the contribution of electric vehicles (EVs) in global warming emissions and fuel cost savings. The author states that the EVs reduce oil consumption and remove emissions but still contribute to global warming emissions since the electricity use is generated from a combination of energy sources. He says that the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found that using EVs will reduce oil consumption, fuel costs, and global warming emissions.


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