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Making an EV produces how much more CO2 than making a ‘combustion model’ according to a Chinese study?
Where is lithium predominantly mined?
What is the carbon footprint of lithium extraction?
If you charge your EV in a country using coal power it is equivalent to burning two-thirds of a tank of gasoline. So what is the solution to making EVs part of the low carbon solution that lots of people seek?
Richard Allaway, International School of Geneva/geographyalltheway.com