In this Our Changing Climate environmental video essay, I look at whether Tesla cars are actually sustainable. Specifically, I dig into the environmental impact of the life cycle of Tesla’s electric cars. Elon Musk’s Tesla models like the Model 3 or Model X initially have a higher environmental impact than gas-powered cars but seem to be more sustainable in the long run.
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1.Cleaner Cars from Cradle to Grave (Union of Concerned Scientists): https://www.ucsusa.org/clean-vehicles…
2. How Green Is a Tesla, Really? (Slate): https://slate.com/technology/2013/09/…
3. Electric Vehicle MPG equivalency calculator (Union of Concerned Scientists): https://www.ucsusa.org/clean-vehicles…
4. Yes, Tesla Recycles All Of Its Spent Batteries & Wants To Do More In The Future (Clean Technica): https://cleantechnica.com/2018/06/07/…
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