According to the report from the Environmental Defense Fund and American Lung Association in California electric cars can be a health solution and not only environmental. The greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles can lead to cancer, respiratory problems heart attacks, cardiovascular disease, respiratory ailments, and shortened lifespan. Every year 21,000 deaths in California are due to air pollution alone. A study made in the year 2008 in Beijing, China directly showed the improved health among Beijing residents.
A reduction in these polluting gases could directly result in prevention of 600 heart attacks, 800 premature deaths, 38,000 asthama attacks, 75,000 work days and $8.3 billion pollution related health costs. In short electric vehicles can make revolutionary change in saving human life from human-killing greenhouse emissions due to gasoline automobiles.
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