Electric Cars Will Dramatically Reduce Carbon Emissions—But Not as Much as a Shift to Electric Transit, Biking, and Walking
Stacked bar chart showing that electric cars will dramatically reduce carbon emissions, but not as much as a shift to electric transit, biking, or walking
Assumes German electricity mix in 2020 (36.1 percent powered by fossil fuels). Integrates data on manufacturing, disposal, roadways, maintenance, and operations.
Author's analysis using data from TNMT/Lufthansa Innovation Hub.
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