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EVs alone aren't the answer

EVs alone aren't the answer

It is becoming harder to ignore the growing number of studies showing that densely populated cities account for a disproportionate number of premature deaths from air pollution.

Not only is the data on ground-level emissions more troubling — a person who dies from an air pollution-related cause typically dies about a decade earlier than he or she otherwise might have — it is coming from a greater number of respected scientists.

In its annual report on the "State of the Air," which is drawn from dozens of studies by epidemiologists and other scientists,...

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