PHOTO CAPTION: Nissan LEAF electric car.

Electric Cars Are Awesome, Here's Why

Charis Michelsen realizes EVs aren't perfect, but they're pretty darn good.

Published: 15-Jan-2012

Most of you reading this are already inclined toward green-type technology, whether that’s clean power generation, electric transportation, or more efficient ways to do things. Today, I’m going to give you one more reason to stop supporting – or at least vocally dislike – big gas and big oil.

Yes, We’ve All Heard About This

There are a number of people who will happily speak at length about dependence on foreign oil and how it leads to American troops being sent over to oil-rich hotspots to make sure we can still get affordable gas at the pump. There was a pun a while back about how Operation: Iraqi Freedom should have been called Operation: Iraqi Liberation (or O.I.L.), for example. I’m not really one of those people, but I listen when they talk.


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