Skip to comments.Your Green Car Could Cause Black Rain in China
Posted on 07/28/2015 9:27:51 PM PDT by Up Yours Marxists
You may have a "green" car, but it could be causing black rain in China from the graphite mined and used in its lithium ion battery.
Two academics at Toronto's York University, Carla Lipsig-Mumme and Caleb Goods, applaud many of the new advances in green technology in recent years, but at the same time warn that those very technologies may come with a host of environmental issues.
The pair issue a caution about superindustrialization in which the answer to climate change is a matter of technological adjustment.
In an article recently published in The Conversation and picked up by the Davos World Economic Forum, the authors advise that solutions like electric cars while important may not be as green as their branding suggests.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalobserver.com ...
When you mix black with brown you get brown mud.
that article just made my head explode...
It’s time for a Green Tax. I’m sure the Greenies will get behind that. Let’s send the $$$ to China.
“that article just made my head explode...”
lemme try to decipher this: electric cars bad, make weather bad, mother earth sad, chinese mad. It’s all good. Tesla and Prius gave us a blueprint on how to handle those commie rats ;)
All the more reason to own one, then. Right?
But I wouldn’t do it unless the effect and the location were guaranteed.
Good. I hope it falls on the party leaders.
Never forget that the environmentalist movement is Marxist at its core, and will never embrace solutions that advance capitalism.
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