Make Electric Vehicles Lighter to Maximize Climate and Safety Benefits

October 2021


Energy Institute Faculty Affiliate, Max Auffhammer comments in Nature on ways we can decarbonize transport. This includes taxing heavy cars and lightening batteries to help manage climate change.

“Ultimately, to manage climate change, the world needs to stop emitting greenhouse gases from vehicles and power plants. Electric vehicles powered from a clean grid are an essential step in the right direction. A focus on driving lighter, safer, cleaner and less can ensure a better future for everyone.”

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