Biofuels have recently come under attack from their erstwhile supporters in the liberal environmentalist movement for increasing greenhouse gas emissions. Now it’s the turn of the plug-in hybrid. So much for the “Who killed the electric car?” line of argument.
The fact is that environmentalists won’t be satisfied until personal automobility is crippled and we are all living within walking distance of “sustainable” work. For those who want to “save the planet,” however, there will be exemptions.