Mon, 02/13/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Are electric cars the answer for a cleaner transportation future?
HIGH VOLTAGE: The Fast Track to Plug in the Auto Industry, Revisited
Transportation accounts for about a third of all carbon dioxide emissions in America. Cars and trucks are the biggest source of our smog pollution, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Gas prices are rising, the dependence on foreign oil is an ongoing concern, and local air pollution is not improving. This makes a powerful case for cleaner cars. Are electric cars the answer?