1. You have to deal with everything. Each sub-sector can easily say "well we only account for X% of GOG so there's no point dealing with our emissions if you don't deal with the other 100-X%." Same goes for countries. I am sick of hearing Australians saying "we only account for 1% of emissions - no point us doing anything". Fact is - if you exempt all the countries that emit less than say 2%, you are ignoring something like 40% of global emissions.diffuser wrote: ↑Mon Sep 26, 2022 2:05 amAll the cars in the world create 7% of the worlds green houses gases per year. Doesn't really matter what you power cars with, if you don't deal with the other 93% of the problem.
EVs are like the move to Diesel in the 90s and early 2000, we'll eventualy wake up and find out it's not the climate change resolusion.
My guess at why cars get so much of our green house gas focus is because it's one for the few things in the green house gas battle that the ordinary Joe can control. So, mislead, we demand it and the car manufactures comply. Countries need to Push they're elected representatives to really look at this and come up with a plan for the other 93%...Part of it will likely be build more electric generating water dams and if you can't build dams, you need to build nuclear power plants (they are cleaner that solar and wind).
2. Diesel? EV? Opinion.
3. Cars do not get a disproportionate GHG focus. There is far more CO2 abatement occurring in other sectors.