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View Diary: Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #3B: Business Viability and Consumer Value (63 comments)

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  •  If you can get waste biodiesel... then your CO2 (1+ / 0-)
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    footprint is negligible. And also some types of the farm-produced ones (I cannot quite figure out why some are better than others; the soybean variety seem to be bad).

    Unfortunately, diesel's other tailpipe emissions are a nasty mix.

    •  Yes, in general biofuels are a huge clusterfuck (1+ / 0-)
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      for what you say, and more generally, almost always what is being burned for fuel could be used instead for some considerably higher "value added" process.

      There might be some narrow niches where the fuel is legitimately "waste" so this makes sense but that really has no significance in the larger scheme of things.

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