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Electric vehicles are thought to represent a partial, but important solution to realizing net-zero emissions goals. Toward this end, the European Union, China, Japan, South Korea, and several U.S. states have declared their intention to ban gasoline and diesel cars. But how realistic is it to move to a fully electric vehicle fleet? And how desirable is this goal? David Rapson joins EconoFact Chats to discuss these questions.

David is a Chancellor’s Leadership Professor in the Economics Department at the University of California, Davis. He also serves as an economic policy advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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