September 6th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
A few days ago, I wrote about a new report by Ricardo for the European Commission showing (yet again) that electric vehicles “have significantly lower impacts on the climate.” I noted in the article that there's a common problem of much more limited studies coming to different conclusions that put electric cars in worse light, as well as simplistic and misleading headlines like "Electric cars aren't as green as you think they are" or "Electric cars have a dirty little secret."
May 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow
February 5th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
WattTime is a nonprofit affiliate of Rocky Mountain Institute that has developed an algorithm called Automated Emission Reduction that seeks out the best time to recharge your electric car with electricity from the most environmentally friendly sources.
May 20th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
I've read many wonderful pieces of work from POLITICO. The outfit has a great crew of political reporters who sometimes break huge stories. The op-eds and in-depth political analyses can be superb. From time to time, POLITICO has been the top source I've relied on for US political coverage ... and funny cartoons
March 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Union of Concerned Scientists latest report shows that a conventional car needs to get 80 mpg to have the same carbon footprint as an electric car in America today. That's up from 73 mpg last year as the grid continues to get greener.
February 19th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
It's time to bust some of the myths that surround electric cars at the moment. Some people want you to believe electric cars pollute just as much as conventional cars. The trouble is, that myth is simply untrue.
April 26th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. A new study from researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the independent engineering firm [&hellip
January 3rd, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan
Following up on a multi-site discussion regarding the need for vs harm from EVs, Lindsay Wilson of Shrink That Footprint [&hellip
December 9th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Originally published on Planetsave. “Boot” = “trunk” in British English. It also sounds a bit like butt. Hence, the headline. [&hellip
July 24th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown
This article is about a study published by Renault on the emissions of electric vehicles vs that of diesel- and [&hellip