Infographics, links, facts and pictures to share against anti-EV comments / fake news

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Pollution from cars and vans costs £6billion per year in health damages – http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2018-06-06-pollution-cars-and-vans-costs-£6billion-year-health-damages

In 2015, diseases caused by pollution were responsible for 9 million premature deaths. That is 16 percent of all global deaths. Fossil fuel combustion in higher-income countries and the burning of biomass in lower-income countries accounts for 85 percent of airborne particulate pollution. https://www.thelancet.com/commissions/pollution-and-health [infographic]

Onshore wind power and solar – without subsidies – are now the cheapest source of new bulk power in every major economy in the world apart from Japan

UK renewable energy capacity surpasses fossil fuels for first time

GridCarbon app (shows the current energy mix)

Gridwatch (web-based live monitoring of the national grid) or Carbon Intensity

Home Charging if you don’t have a driveway options

Facts:

  1. In April 2018 Britain went 55 hours without using coal power at all – for the first time in 136 years. [source]
  2. Renewable energy creates 5 times more jobs than fossil fuels.
  3. More UK electricity was produced by wind and solar sources in 2017 than by nuclear power stations. [source]
  4. 7061 charger locations in the UK (updated link)

Images

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