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Electric vehicles are not the greenhouse silver bullet many think

Increased EV usage will lead to higher emissions in fossil-fuel reliant countries

| Southeast Asia
A charging station in Liuzhou, pictured on Sept. 6: policymakers need to ensure that electricity grids are carbon-neutral.   © VCG/Getty Images

Callysta Thony and Rachel Tan are senior strategy consultants leading the smart cities and sustainability practice areas at Eden Strategy Institute, a strategy consulting firm with a focus on social innovation headquartered in Singapore.

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