Carbon dioxide emissions indirectly generated from United States plug-in electric vehicles
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Identify and describe indirect carbon dioxide emissions generated by plug-in electric vehicles. Compare gasoline powered motor vehicle emissions and power plant emissions associated with charging an electric vehicle. Identify a gap in regulations and data pertaining to zero-emission vehicles and increased power plant emissions of greenhouse gases implicated in climate change.
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Air Pollutants
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I obtained a Master of Science degree in the field of Environmental Technology and took many courses focusing on emissions from sources like power plants and motor vehicles. I am now pursuing a doctoral degree and have taken additional coursework to increase my knowledge of climate change topics and air pollution.
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