Last month, China made the surprise announcement that it was working to end the “production and sale of traditional energy vehicles.” China joins several countries making similar proclamations this year, including Norway, the UK, and Germany. What’s different is the potential scale this measure will have, especially on the global use of fossil fuels. To put this in perspective, consider some of the following.
Our friends at Vox have a thorough write-up on global moves away from fossil fuels. It’s well worth a read to understand the (welcome) closing chapters of a dying way of life.
How is life going to be different for you without your gas-guzzler? Are you looking forward to a world of EV cars? Tell us in the comments below.