Are Electric Cars Worse For The Environment?

6w ago

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Electric cars are touted as a solution for reducing emissions and improving the environmental impacts of transportation, but are electric cars actually any better for the environment than gasoline cars? This video looks to answer three main questions: 1) Doesn't EV battery production cause a lot of emissions? 2) Don't electric cars get their power from fossil fuels? 3) Isn't lithium mining terrible for the environment? Check out the video below for answers!

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  • please just do a bit more Research on the mining part....the rest sounds ok, but yeah water intenisve come on over 80 Million Liters a day is hughe for me sorry and Cobalt mining is also combined with child labour etc and Little mining companies which are controlled by chinese People... the poor People there suffer and are exploited …...

    27 days ago
  • It is good to hear another source confirming the same. Also that the case for electric is not only stronger confirming again that the old advice run your petrol car as long as possible then buy electric is now generally wrong. I used to use my last car 300 miles a year for its last 5 years my plan was to keep it indefinitely. The road TAX is zero in the UK for cars over 25 years old and the car was already 21 but unfortunately something went wrong with the car.

    I walk use public transport which there is a lot near my home and now just started using my 70-year-old bike. The Raleigh sports bike is so well made and exceptionally light to peddle compared to modern bikes that it would put any car but a model T-Ford, Cadillac, Rolls Royce or Bently to shame. Adjusted the seat hight today the nut moved as easily after 45 years when I was still a growing teenager as if I had freed the nuts or replaced them yesterday and greased them, which I had not.

    1 month ago

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