Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Whaaaaa? Electric cars are not so green after all?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column for The Week in which I questioned the notion of electric cars being a green option.  My arguments got swift rebuttals from backers of electric cars, but a new study produced in partnership between the British government and the car industry shows just how correct I was.  Not only do electric vehicles produce just as much carbon in their overall cycle as internal-combustion engines, the need to replace the batteries actually makes the less green than current technology (via Jeff Dunetz):
Full article here.

1 comment:

Evil_Klown said...

Yes ... the batteries are one problem but there is another, the cost of electricity to charge them. Obama and the lefties are on a crusade against coal (electricity.) They're crushing the industry. Where are we going to get the juice with which to charge the batteries?

I've noticed something. Everything the lefties do crushes America ... that's all they're about.

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