Dec 2, 2015 – News Today

Electric vehicles no panacea for B.C. to meet its climate change goals

If electric vehicle adoption in Metro Vancouver rose to more than 40 per cent of new car sales, by 2050 those cars would consume the equivalent of half the output from BC Hydro’s Site C dam while curbing tax revenues for TransLink, according to a new report. And the changeover wouldn’t deliver the big decrease in greenhouse gas emissions that climate change experts are hoping for in order to meet British Columbia’s emission reduction targets, argues the report’s author, Jim Johnson. Read More