4 reasons to choose electric driving

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If you are a frequent driver, then changing a fossil fuel car for an electric one can have huge benefits. Aside from no longer having to buy petrol (a great bonus considering the skyrocketing fuel prices), an electric car emits an average of 60% less CO2 than a petrol-powered car with an exhaust. This makes electric driving a durable, sustainable choice! Electric driving is better for the environment. Electric driving is cheaper.

More Drilling is Not The Solution We Need for Our Energy Future

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We cannot drill our way out of our pending oil and energy situation. There is no way we can actually drill enough holes in the earth to meet all of our current (never mind future) energy needs. So how can more drilling be the future of energy production? According to the Energy Information Administration back in 2004, opening an Alaska wildlife refuge to drilling would only lower oil prices by less than 50 cents a barrel. Subsidize electric cars for the masses.

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