10 Oct '11, 3pm

China

Electric vehicles are often propped up as the key technological innovation to solve the global climate crisis. But in coal-dependent China, electric vehicles can actually have a larger carbon footprint than their traditional internal combustion engine counterparts. Electric cars are only as environmentally friendly as the electricity grid from which they pull their energy. In China, those grids aren’t very clean. China produces about 37 percent of the world’s coal , and consumes roughly three times more coal than the US on an annual basis. According to the State Bureau of Statistics, 80 percent of electricity in China is generated from coal with contributions from hydro at 17 percent, nuclear 2 percent and “wind and other” at a measly 0.7 percent. EV production is growing on both sides of the Pacific, but China is clearly taking the lead. In the same year that Obama promis...

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