Sunak's Net Zero surrender is bad, but the previous plan wasn't enough. When it comes to cars, it isn't enough to just replace every petrol & diesel with an EV.
That would still give us air pollution (from tyres), congestion and road deaths.
Instead we need more e-bikes, public transport, care clubs and car hire.
Lots of people will still need to own a car - that's fine. But many won't, and they'll save money as a result. #cars #urbanism #ebike #cycling #transit #PublicTransport
A lifespan of a car is around 10 to 20, an e-bike is around 2 to 5 years max. Will e-bikes create more pollution? Tires pollution and toxic batteries materials, etc.
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