The anti EV lobby: Why are they wrong?

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Okay, so…they have a point. The reality is that building electric cars currently produces more pollution than building gasoline-powered cars. This has been stated by Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturers themselves, like Tesla. The higher emissions are due to the high energy requirements for battery production and materials. However, EVs are much more efficient to operate as opposed to gasoline powered vehicles, so EV’s can actually reduce emissions in the long run, even in places where most electricity comes from coal. The higher EV production emissions actually come from battery manufacturing, and most battery manufacturing is in China. The Chinese energy…...

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Mike Hassaballa Mike earned a master’s degree in applied science in 2013, then he launched his career in the data centre industry. In 2015, he shifted gears and took on a Lead Engineer role in a company developing emission reductions technology. He then moved in 2018 into energy consulting. Mike focuses on most critical issues and opportunities in business: strategy, operations, technology, transformation, advanced analytics, and sustainability. Mike writes fascinating stories meant to be read by anyone. He excels in simplifying complex subjects and bringing a fresh new perspective to pressing issues.