Here comes that law of unintended consequences again. Global Warming Moonbats believe that electric cars are one of the major solutions to the problem of man made CO2 emissions causing the snow caps to melt, animals to die and blockbuster video to run out of your favorite videos. New research show electric cars are not the answer.
The Environmental Transport Association in the UK, believes that electric cars could increase the rate of climate change, depending on how the electricity is created. In many countries when people plug in their electric car they would be plugging into a lump of coal.
The Natural Resources Defense Council in the UK reported last year that electric cars will add to CO2 levels especially if coal remains a major source of electricity. “sales of electric cars are likely to result in higher overall CO2 emissions and oil consumption.” The Environmental Transport Association’s bottom line for the report: if you’re using coal to make electricity, then standard hybrids are better than plug-ins:
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