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Should people switch to electric cars for the environment?

The environment has been breaking down over the years and only recently have we tried to stop it. One of the biggest problems is the waning ozone layer. The ozone layer keeps the earth at a safe temperature and provides it with the perfect atmosphere for life. One of the substances that breaks down the ozone layer is carbon monoxide, which usually come from cars. Electric cars are presented as a possible solution to this. But are electric cars the first step to an improved environment? Or are they an inflated idea with more problems than solutions?

Yes, people should switch to electric cars

Electric cars are revolutionary. They only run on electricity and would benefit the environment. Electric cars would make the world a better place.

Electric cars cut back on air pollution

Air pollution has been a pivotal environmental issue for decades. Air pollution is one of the causes of global warming and causes health problems. If the amount of air pollution was cut down, it would make the environment tremendously healthier. Explore

Electric cars cut back on use of fossil fuels

Cars run on fossil fuels like petroleum, coal, and crude oil. Fossil fuels are made from fossilized and decomposed organic materials that are heated under the earth’s crust. However, it could run out in the future. Therefore, the world’s fuel source needs to switch to electricity. Explore

Electric cars reduce noise pollution

Noise pollution is a problem. Noise pollution disrupts restful sleep, causing stress and fatigue. But it also can affect the environment. Explore

No, people should not switch to electric cars

Although electric cars seem like the revolutionary product to end environmental issues, it’s not worth the cost and effort.

Electricity requires fossil fuels

Fossil fuels are the biggest sources of fuel in the world. They power vehicles, which are needed for transportation. They also power electricity. Explore

There are better forms of transport that don’t use power

When people think of transportation, they automatically think of a car. But a car isn’t the only way to get around. Explore

This page was last edited on Friday, 17 Apr 2020 at 11:01 UTC

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