No, electric cars are not as harmful as fossil fuel vehicles

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No, electric cars are not as harmful as fossil fuel vehicles

Concerns about the long-term impact of electric cars are unwarranted in almost all parts of the world, new research suggests Electric cars are intended to help mitigate the climate impacts of the transportation sector, which is responsible for about 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. But since electric vehicles, in most cases, are powered by an energy grid still reliant to some degree on fossil fuels, there are concerns that they may not actually deliver the expected benefits for the climate. New research, however, shows that those concerns are unwarranted…

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