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Green Cars Have a Dirty Little Secret
Wall Street Journal, by Bjorn Lomborg

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Posted By:nhchemist, 3/10/2013 8:07:59 PM

Electric cars are promoted as the chic harbinger of an environmentally benign future. Ads assure us of "zero emissions," and President Obama has promised a million on the road by 2015. With sales for 2012 coming in at about 50,000, that million-car figure is a pipe dream. (Snip) If a typical electric car is driven 50,000 miles over its lifetime, the huge initial emissions from its manufacture means the car will actually have put more carbon-dioxide in the atmosphere than a similar-size gasoline-powered car driven the same number of miles.

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The lofo voter and the Global Warmongers are immune to reason. I am at a loss as to how to reach those who read the MSM as this will never be reported by the MSM.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bob913, 3/10/2013 8:29:10 PM     (No. 9218471)

and..... that big jerk you feel when the long extension cord reaches it´s end and your car abruptly stops.

Try selling a used electric car!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: coldoc, 3/10/2013 8:40:03 PM     (No. 9218483)

Hey, #3. They could always sell them as 36 hole golf carts, which is about what they are.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: coldoc, 3/10/2013 8:40:27 PM     (No. 9218484)

cant count-#1

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Reply 4 - Posted by: novakid, 3/10/2013 8:49:29 PM     (No. 9218495)

Please don´t confuse us with facts. We LIKE being green....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nashville, 3/10/2013 9:03:10 PM     (No. 9218509)

50,000 miles over its lifetime.

In my driveway now, 1997 Ford Explorer 4wd 235,000 miles, 2001 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 150,000 miles.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JustRight, 3/10/2013 9:31:05 PM     (No. 9218537)

Another "green" business fiasco foisted on the public by a government that should keep its useless and expensive regulations out of the private enterprise field.

Government will drain the taxpayers dry of all funds if this nonsense is not stopped..

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Salt5792, 3/10/2013 9:46:34 PM     (No. 9218555)

CO2 doesn´t cause any harm. It is a natural component of the atmosphere.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sergeant Major, 3/10/2013 9:50:30 PM     (No. 9218556)

Thank you WSJ but Rush Limbaugh pointed this out very clearly on one of is programs over a year ago.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Distorted, 3/11/2013 1:45:59 AM     (No. 9218710)

Now if someone would only run the numbers on how much energy it takes to make and place windmills against how much energy they produce.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: motorcycleboy, 3/11/2013 2:09:39 AM     (No. 9218716)

"When an electric car rolls off the production line, it has already been responsible for 30,000 pounds of carbon-dioxide emission. The amount for making a conventional car: 14,000 pounds."

I´d love to see some supporting research on this statement.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/11/2013 10:02:21 AM     (No. 9219096)

Basically these cars are ´rolling CFL lightbulbs´...loaded with toxins just waiting to get out!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mathman, 3/11/2013 11:27:06 AM     (No. 9219284)

LDotters:
Please look at ALL of the data. To be included:
1) land use; 2) water use; 3) toxic waste; 4) reliability; and so on.
Batteries: lots of toxic waste, enormous disposal problems, reliability problems (the WSJ called the Boeing 787 the flying laptop), and serious environmental degradation from mining.
Solar panels: severe toxic waste in the fabrication, reliability problems, longevity problems, no power in the dark or on cloudy days, severe environmental impact.
Windmills: mining problems (rare earths needed for magnets), no energy when there is no wind, rotors freeze in the cold, towers get knocked down in the wind, power distribution costs.
The Green Movement is simply part of the Obama Money Machine, as grants to Greens flow back into Obama campaigns. It is called a boondoggle.

It isn´t chic. It is stupid. It is wasteful. It is costly to the environment. And the liberals love it!

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