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So, Emission-Free Electric Cars…Right?

Posted in Government and Politics by TeeJaw on Monday, March 28, 2011, 12: 26 PM

Ah, yes, the dream of emission-free electric cars will save the world. But wait. Are they emission free? Well, not if the electricity used to recharge them comes from coal-fired power plants. In that case, an electric car is actually a coal-burning car. An electric car is only emission-free and cheap to operate, if the electricity to recharge it is generated at a nuclear power plant.

Oh my.

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