How E-Scooters Are Actually Polluters

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.