Oops. Guess everybody should just ride a bike after all! I do remember giving a short presentation some years ago at UT about this very issue… ;3
UT Researchers Find China’s Pollution Related to E-Cars May Be More Harmful than Gasoline Cars’
Chris Cherry, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, and graduate student Shuguang Ji, analyzed the emissions and environmental health impacts of five vehicle technologies in 34 major Chinese cities, focusing on dangerous fine particles. What Cherry and his team found defies conventional logic: electric cars cause much more overall harmful particulate matter pollution than gasoline cars.
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