Electric Cars Impact on the Environment

Credit: McKinsey & Company

The Human Factor

Carbon Dioxide from Hell?

The Environment Factor

The Technology Factor

Electric Cars: Brief History

Electric Car Industry Today

Electric Cars and the Environment: Putting it All Together

A. The Impact of Electricity Generation

B. The Impact of Manufacturing, Battery Production and Disposal

Cheap labour and cheap manufacturing offshore may benefit car manufacturers in rich countries, but the environment pays the price.

C. The Impact of EV Driving Volume by People


Regulation is imperfect and there is no such thing as a perfectly-efficient free market.

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