29 Oct '16, 1pm

$37 Billion = Health & Climate Costs From Gas Cars In 10 States Every Year

$37 Billion = Health & Climate Costs From Gas Cars In 10 States Every Year

“Under the report’s ‘ZEV Future’ scenario, 100% of the new car sales and approximately 65% of all cars on the road are assumed to be ZEVs by 2050 in the 10 states. Under this scenario, a conservative estimate of total health and climate change costs associated with passenger vehicle fleet pollution drops from $37 billion annually to $15.7 billion in 2050. … Annual pollution-related impacts drop by more than 85% due to fewer lost work days caused by pollution-related illnesses, fewer asthma attacks, and fewer premature deaths.”

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2016/10/29/37-billion-health-cl...

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