Growing List of Countries Planning to Ban Gas-Powered Cars

Though the leaders of some countries (we won’t name names) feel the Paris accord treats them unfairly, most other world powers are justifiably concerned about rising sea levels, increasingly severe and unpredictable weather patterns, and the chaos that climate change promises to bring. One huge factor is all the polluting, gas-guzzling cars on the roads.…

[list includes China, India, France, UK, Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Paris, Madrid, Athens, Oslo, Copenhagen and California]

via The growing list of countries vowing to ban the sale of gas-powered cars — Quartz

3 thoughts on “Growing List of Countries Planning to Ban Gas-Powered Cars

  1. I have always despised big, hulking SUVs. Well, that’s not completely true. I don’t mind when they’re used for sports or utility. More accurately, I hate when people use SUVs to commute to office jobs.

    These people like gas-guzzling SUVs because they sit higher and can see the road better, and feel safer (in case of a crash). Unfortunately, the illusion that you’re cozy in your living room doesn’t improve driving skills.

    Anyway, here’s looking forward to clean, electric vehicles.

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  2. The great thing about electric cars, JoAnn, is they cost much less to run that gas-powered cars. I have several friends in New Zealand with secondhand electric cars and they swear by them. Japan (which also has right hand drive) is a great source of secondhand electric cars. My friends were able to buy them for $US 10,000 – 20,000. This is a great bargain when you consider how cheap they are to run.

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