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[cdn-nucl-l] Plug In Cars
I been reading this report:
Cost Benefit Analysis: Replacing Ontario s Coal-Fired Electricity
Prepared for Ontario Ministry of Energy
Prepared by DSS Management Consultants Inc. RWDI Air Inc.
An interesting point was stated on page 16
"The ambient concentrations of these pollutants are influenced by
various sources including transboundary air pollution and vehicle
So even shutting down the coal fired electricity will only make a
small improvement. We need to change over to electric cars to make a
big improvement. More than that, we need the USA to make a similar
Ontario could lead the way by building 15 more reactors and getting
people to use plug-in hybrid cars for traveling to work. That example
would encourage a similar response in the USA.
One advantage of this would be the elimination of vehicle emission
testing centres in Ontario. Without any emissions from the cars,
these centres would not be needed. Hooray!
I realize that the social impact of this idea makes it almost
impossible to achieve. What would happen to the gasoline selling
business if people only had to buy gasoline once a year? There are
lots of consequences like this.
Randal Leavitt gnupg public key: bbbad04d
Registered User 267646 at http://counter.li.org/