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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

So Are Electric Cars Better, Batteries and All? - Transportation - GOOD

So Are Electric Cars Better, Batteries and All? - Transportation - GOOD:
"the environmental burdens of mobility are dominated by the operation phase regardless of whether a gasoline-fueled [internal combustion engine car] or a European electricity fueled [battery electric vehicle] is used. The share of the total environmental impact ... caused by the battery ... is 15%. The impact caused by the extraction of lithium for the components of the Li-ion battery is less than 2.3%."