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Electric Cars Under Attack Ahead Of 2016 Presidential Campaigns

Electric Cars Under Attack Ahead Of 2016 Presidential Campaigns

Lomborg’s hit piece is even easier to debunk, because his credentials and previous works have already been widely rejected by the scientific community , and his ties to the Koch Brothers further make his arguments against electric vehicles highly suspect. Most importantly though, his pollution comparisons rely on the notion that all EVs are powered by coal plants. Yet nations like Norway and Germany can already generate most of their energy needs from renewable sources (albeit only temporarily in Germany’s case) and the world’s largest car market, China, has made air quality and green energy a cornerstone national policy . Just because electric cars aren’t green “enough” yet is no reason not to pursue them, because as the grid gets greener, so do EVs.

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