The University of Southampton

Plug-in electric cars seem to offer a good way to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gases.

But it’s not as simple as that!

This website will explain some of the unintended consequences of large scale adoption of electric vehicles. However ‘business as usual’ isn’t an option and we will offer some different thoughts on what the UK might do next to decarbonise not only our transport but also our heating and cooking. 

You'll find useful links at the bottom of each page so that you can follow up what you find on this website.

Check out each section and keep on scrolling to find out more!