EVs v. public transport

Who deserves a fair go? Too much demand, from too many people, wealthy enough to buy enough cars will kill the planet. Stop now and get serious about public transport.

But with China and India’s growing middle classes, it’s estimated that more than 500 million electric cars will have been produced worldwide by 2040, putting a massive strain on raw materials. Even if mining adheres to the strictest environmental parameters, deforestation from mining operations is inevitable and at odds with a sustainable future.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-12-08/electric-cars-revolution-environment/10589270

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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