Not everyone will buy an electric car and not everyone should own a personal vehicle. If a vehicle is necessary because public transportation is inadequate or distances are too great for walking or biking, electric vehicles are a preferred choice for climate and community health benefits.
Climate change has been elevated to emergency status, and the young will be the most impacted. In the past, students influenced their parent’s behavior with seat belts, not smoking, and recycling. With electric cars reducing mobile source air pollution, in particular lowering exposure to bicyclists and under-served community residents, students might consider influencing their parents about electric cars.Learn more