Union of Concerned Scientists : ucusa – excerpt
Help demonstrate the potential and benefits of electric vehicles
Here’s the good news: your governor recently joined a group of eight states—California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont— committed to getting millions of electric vehicles (EVs) onto their state’s roads. But the real work of putting that commitment into action is just beginning.
As states put their EV plans into action, we need to keep up the drumbeat of support for policies that will encourage people to choose EVs and make owning them easier.
You can help demonstrate the potential benefits of EVs when it comes to cutting oil use, saving money at the pump, and curbing global warming emissions by sharing the findings of our recent survey with your friends and family.
Here are a few ideas, and we hope you’ll share your thoughts on how cleaner vehicles would benefit your community specifically… (more)