Electric vehicles vs petrol vehicles: their pollution compared

Dear Gov. Newsome and all virtue signaling EV tyrants

Excerpt from abstract:

“Future scenarios of the Spanish electricity grid confirm that a massive introduction of renewable energies would lead to a 19.26% and 27.41% decrease of CO2-eq emissions in 2030 and 2050, respectively. Nevertheless, current and future energy scenario predictions show that electric vehicles will produce an increase in fine particulate matter formation (26%), human carcinogenic (20%) and non-carcinogenic toxicity (61%), terrestrial ecotoxicity (31%), freshwater ecotoxicity (39%), and marine ecotoxicity (41%) relative to petrol vehicles. Transfer of environmental burdens from the use phase to the raw materials extraction and manufacturing phases entails a delocalisation of the impacts, which constitutes a new challenge at environmental, social, and legal levels. This study is the first comparative analysis of the environmental impacts of passenger vehicles in Spain from a cradle-to-grave perspective, considering different impact categories and time scopes.”

Bud’s comment: The only thing harmful thing about water vapor and CO2 (the major greenhouse gases) is the people promoting the global warming /climate change fraud.

Comparative life cycle assessment of conventional, electric and hybrid passenger vehicles in Spain

GonzaloPuig-Samper Naranjo David Bolonio Marcelo F.Ortega María-Jesús García-Martínez Department of Energy and Fuels – Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas y Energía, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Calle Ríos Rosas 8 28003, Madrid, Spain

Received 27 June 2020, Revised 13 November 2020, Accepted 4 January 2021, Available online 8 January 2021, Version of Record 20 January 2021.



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Bud is a retired life sciences executive. Bud's entrepreneurial leadership exceeded three decades. He was the senior business development, marketing and sales executive at four public corporations, each company a supplier of analytical and life sciences instrumentation, software, consumables and service. Prior to those positions, his 19 year career in Hewlett-Packard Company's Analytical Products Group included worldwide sales and marketing responsibility for Bioscience Products, Global Accounts and the International Olympic Committee, as well as international management assignments based in Japan and Latin America. Bud has visited and worked in more than 65 countries and lived and worked in 3 countries.
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3 Responses to Electric vehicles vs petrol vehicles: their pollution compared

  1. Pingback: The global warming /climate change / net zero fraud | budbromley

  2. Sunface says:

    It the same as the issue with Wind and Solar, where the EROEI & LCOE mislead and don’t cover a number of issues like the calculation of contribution of ecological damage in their manufacture from the mining and production of materials needed to construct them and getting the materials to the site and then the actual construction site preparation, concrete and steel etc and indirect costs, and costs that are hard to measure, tend to get left out.
    An interesting paper on (FCOE) or the full cost to society.” FCOE explains why wind and solar are not cheaper than conventional fuels and in fact become more expensive the higher their penetration in the energy system. The IEA confirms “…the system value of variable renewables such as wind and solar decreases as their share in the power supply increases”. This is illustrated by the high cost of the “green” energy transition. All energy [and manufacture] always requires taking resources from our planet and processing them, thus negatively impacting the environment. [my add] – source Schernikau, Lars and Smith, William and Falcon, Rosemary, Full Cost of Electricity ‘FCOE’ and Energy Returns ‘eROI’ (March 1, 2022). Reprint of Peer-reviewed paper, DOI: 10.5539/jms.v12n1p96 https://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jms/article/view/0/47241 Journal of Management and Sustainability; Vol. 12, No. 1; 2022 ISSN 1925-4725 E-ISSN 1925-4733 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4000800 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4000800


  3. islandbryan says:

    Thanks Bud for this excellent article. This is the type of study that should have been done and needs to be done to determine the best overall energy plan for mankind going forward. Unfortunately, politics keeps getting it wrong and in most cases purposefully ignores rational thought, careful analysis and scientific and other facts. As has been shown many times throughout history, the cost and source of energy is the basis on which civilizations are built.

    🌴Aloha, Larry



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