Sunday, 5 March 2017
This piece explains why Germany's plans for 100% electric vehicles by 2030 will actually increase overall emissions of CO2 in the country. Germany has ambitious plans for both electric cars and renewable energy. But it can’t deliver both. As things stand, Germany’s well-meaning but contradictory ambitions would actually boost emissions by an amount comparable with the present-day emissions of the entire country of Uruguay or the state of Montana.