The Adirondack Almanack http://www.adirondackalmanack.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:00:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Commentary: A Future for Electric Cars in the Adirondackshttp://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2014/09/commentary-a-future-for-electric-cars-in-the-adirondacks.html http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2014/09/commentary-a-future-for-electric-cars-in-the-adirondacks.html#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:00:18 +0000 http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/?p=48207 VoltIn my final column on Electric Cars in the Adirondacks I’d like to pose two questions. Is driving an electric car in the park actually beneficial to the environment? If so, how can the Adirondack region evolve to better support electric cars?

As seems true with any subject these days, there is plenty of criticism of electric cars, with many making the argument that their supposed environmental benefits are non-existent or negligible at best. With a park that is and ought to be a standard-bearer for environmental health, yet which faces devastating consequences from climate change, this becomes an important question. We need to put our efforts where they’ll do proven good. So are the critics » Continue Reading.

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