Nearly every car on the road will have to be electric by 2050 to meet UN climate targets, researchers claim

We need to dramatically reduce the number of vehicles on the road, more public transit, more biking and MOST importantly: more walking. Electric cars are good-ish only in comparison to what came before in terms of some pollution; merely a step in the right direction. But they don't solve the core issue: driving a heavy vehicle wastes energy. Driving to meet friends for a snack has to go away. Commuting long distance to work as a regular activity has to go away. We need to use less energy, period. Moving a big hunk of metal/plastic between two points wastes a metric hell-ton of energy.

A sensible environmental goal would be to eliminate all private vehicles worldwide by 2025.

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