Friday, March 27, 2009

Electric Vehicles are Exciting

John Waylon and his car "White Zombie":

Okay, that's cool. But what if to generate all of that "fun" electricity it takes about the same dirty energy as a traditional combustion engine? The most meaningful benefit of electric vehicles is the chance to make a real green difference. That green difference doesn't just happen because you are using an electric car, although that's a huge step in the right direction.

You have to use solar, wind, and hydroelectric as your primary energy sources. Failing that, you might as well burn gasoline.

But, the world doesn't have to be the way that it is...