"Let’s start with the basics. Your electric car doesn’t need gas, but it still might get its energy from burning carbon. It depends on how your local grid generates electricity. 'If you use coal-fired power plants to produce the electricity, then all-electrics don’t even look that much better than a traditional vehicle in terms of greenhouse gases,' says Virginia McConnell, an economist at the environmental research firm Resources for the Future."
The Week’s News That Wasn’t
Media Highlight from Personal Liberty — June 15, 2018