Electric Vehicles Produce More Carbon Dioxide Than Hybrids
Eco Friendly Daily
NOVEMBER 10, 2013
That is the case unless the energy used to charge the vehicles come from alternative energy sources. But as for now, most electric vehicles are charged essentially by burning coal, natural gas and petroleum. pounds of carbon dioxide, natural gas emitting 23.5 Currently alternative energy only accounts for 2.5 percent of all electricity in the United States, so most electric vehicles are being propelled by coal and natural gas.