Hybrid and Electric Cars

Hybrid and Electric Cars

by Louise I. Gerdes

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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This title explores the impact of Hybrid and Electric Cars on the environment and society

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737768398
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/29/2014
Series: At Issue Series: Environment
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Hybrid and Electric Cars Will Reduce America's Dependence on Petroleum Perry Bell 11

2 Electric Cars Are Not Yet Ready to Replace Traditional Cars Jason Perlow 15

3 Why Electric Cars Are Cleaner James Kliesch 23

4 The Environmental Benefits of Electric Cars Vary State to State Daniel Yawitz Alyson Kenward Eric D. Larson 33

5 More Hybrid Vehicles Will Not Fairly Address Climate Change Robert Engelman 41

6 Electric Cars Make the United States More Competitive: Pew Environment Group 44

7 China Not Embracing Electric Cars Nathan Bomey 49

8 Selling Electric Vehicles Like Smartphones Will Make Them Appealing Carl Pope 54

9 Hybrids Are the Most Economically Viable Alternative Fuel Vehicles Jeremy Michalek Megan McArdle 58

10 The Government Should Subsidize Electric Cars Nick Chambers 69

11 The Government Should Not Subsidize Electric Cars Mark J. Perry 75

12 A Mileage Tax to Replenish Highway Revenue Is Fair Gerald Bastarache 80

13 A Mileage Tax to Replenish Highway Revenue Is Unfair Ethan Epstein 84

Organizations to Contact 89

Bibliography 95

Index 100

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