In order to meet IPCC recommendations and limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2050, it will be necessary for modern society to transition to a carbon-neutral lifestyle. One necessary step in decarbonizing the economy will be the mass transition from vehicles with internal-combustion engines to electric vehicles. The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, responsible for approximately 29% of emissions in the U.S.

Unfortunately, electric vehicles still have not taken widespread hold in the U.S. Currently, less than 2% of vehicles on the road are EVs. There are several limiting factors of…

A. Lauren Schreyer

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