Electric Vehicles Are Worse for the Environment

Article publisher: 
Geller Report
Article date: 
12 July 2022
Article category: 
National News
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Electric Vehicles Are Worse for the Environment

Besides quality issues, a new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that electric vehicles are worse for the environment than gas-powered ones. By quantifying the externalities (both greenhouse gases and local air pollution) generated by driving these vehicles, the government subsidies on the purchase of EVs, and taxes on electric and/or gasoline miles, researchers found that “electric vehicles generate a negative environmental benefit of about -0.5 cents per mile relative to comparable gasoline vehicles (-1.5 cents per mile for vehicles driven outside metropolitan areas).”...

Two recent studies have shown that electric vehicles have more quality issues than gas-powered ones and are not better for the environment, The Federalist, 11 July 2022.

 

 Another load of electric car fuel leaving Wyoming!