Electric Vehicle Adoption Not Happening Fast Enough to Meet Climate Goals
Just 30 percent of cars on the road will be electric by 2050 under current policies, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says, according to Scientific American.
Emissions from the global transportation sector are expected to increase through 2050 unless world leaders institute legal and regulatory changes, the U.S. Energy Information Administration warned in a report released yesterday.
Under current policies, the United States and the rest of the world won’t meet global emissions reduction targets that scientists say are necessary to curb the worst effects of climate change, it suggests.
Transportation is the single-largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and accounts for about a fourth of global emissions.