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Op-Ed: To End Climate Change, We Should Question EVs – and Private Vehicle Ownership Itself

On Oct 28, 2020
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"It almost seems like owning an electric vehicle is a silver bullet in the fight against climate change, but it isn’t. What we should also be focused on is whether anyone should use a private vehicle at all." - @AMilovanoff https://t.co/mPqFFxXtCV
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It almost seems like owning an electric vehicle is a silver bullet in the fight against climate change, but it isn’t. What we should also be focused on is whether anyone should use a private vehicl…

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On Oct 28, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
"It almost seems like owning an electric vehicle is a silver bullet in the fight against climate change, but it isn’t. What we should also be focused on is whether anyone should use a private vehicle at all." - @AMilovanoff https://t.co/mPqFFxXtCV
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Op-Ed: To End Climate Change, We Should Question EVs – and Private Vehicle Ownership Itself

Op-Ed: To End Climate Change, We Should Question EVs – and Private Vehicle Ownership Itself

It almost seems like owning an electric vehicle is a silver bullet in the fight against climate change, but it isn’t. What we should also be focused on is whether anyone should use a ...

Electric car emissions myth 'busted'

Electric car emissions myth 'busted'

Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a baseless, a study suggests.

Governor Newsom Announces California Will Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars & Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuel in California’s Fight Against Climate Change

Governor Newsom Announces California Will Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars & Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuel in California’s Fight Against Climate Change

Executive order directs state to require that, by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles Transportation currently accounts for more than 50 ...

Chuck Schumer’s Electric Car Plan and the Politics of Climate Change

Chuck Schumer’s Electric Car Plan and the Politics of Climate Change

Senator Schumer’s electric vehicle proposal is a creative and sound approach that would have a significant impact on America’s greenhouse gas emission crisis.

Californians Must Drive Less

Californians Must Drive Less

Even with all the policies on cleaner fuels, increases in driving are increasing emissions

Climate Solutions Series: Decarbonizing Global Transport

Climate Solutions Series: Decarbonizing Global Transport

Download the Brief The Issue This brief is the third in a series on achieving net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program is ...

What Would Happen If All Cars Were Electric?

What Would Happen If All Cars Were Electric?

This study found that if the UK’s cars went entirely electric, its total carbon emissions would be cut by almost 12%.

Electric cars help limit climate change despite blackspots in India, Poland

Electric cars help limit climate change despite blackspots in India, Poland

Study shows it makes sense to drive an electric car in most of the world including in China and the US rather than stick to petrol, diesel engines

Democrats' clean energy plan would boost EVs, but steps back from Green New Deal

Democrats' clean energy plan would boost EVs, but steps back from Green New Deal

The plan for building a sustainable transportation sector and aim to end sales of new internal-combustion cars by 2035 shows one party's commitment to greenhouse gas reduction.

Commentary: It’s not even close: Electric vehicles emit less pollution

Commentary: It’s not even close: Electric vehicles emit less pollution

Electric vehicles emit less than half of the pollution emitted from conventional cars and trucks. A Dec. 17 op-ed by Drew Johnson of the National Center

Fremont, CA pilots electric police vehicle to reduce emissions

Fremont, CA pilots electric police vehicle to reduce emissions

The department has retrofitted a Tesla Model S for patrol operations, and will monitor performance, durability and costs throughout the pilot.

Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time

Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time

Count Us In urges actions such as eating local, making clothes last or buying an electric car