Sunday, June 23, 2013

Mapping electric car emissions

Graph of the Day: How green is your EV?
23 June 2013 - It’s time to bust this thing wide open.

‘Electric cars aren’t green’ is a great bit of counter-intuitive headline bait, but it’s bad maths. This is how the argument goes, again and again…

Electric cars have higher manufacturing emissions than normal cars. Electric cars also use electricity that has its own footprint. And put together these two factors are a ‘dirty little secret‘ that negate any climate benefit of electric cars!

No. Let’s clear this thing up once and for all.

It’s all about the juice

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