August 13, 2019
If you're scooting down the sidewalk to reduce emissions.. you may want to pump the brakes. It turns out, scooters aren't so climate friendly after all. A recent study by North Carolina State University, found that scooters are worse for the environment than the modes of transportation they're replacing. We spoke David Rotman, MIT Technology Review's Editor-at-Large about how consumers can assess the climate impact of these electric scooters.