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Why driverless cars won’t save the environment: ReadWriteDrive

Autonomous “robot” vehicles that can drive themselves hold great promise for transforming transportation systems across the world. Part of their appeal is the potential to greatly improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions. Not so fast, notes Bradley Berman in a critical piece on¬†ReadWriteDrive, where he quotes Energy Institute research professor¬†John DeCicco’s¬†admonition that technology “doesn’t save us from ourselves.”