OPINION:

Last week I wrote an opinion piece where I pointed out a number of environmental problems with EVs (electric vehicles) that aren't being addressed by the Green Party in their almost religious crusade to convert our four million cars to EVs.

The response to my article was overwhelmingly positive. It seems a silent majority of New Zealanders share my concerns and are wary of being lectured by the Green Party about the virtues of EVs.

Yet a minority appear so blinded by their ideological attachment to the idea that EVs are going to save our planet from certain destruction

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1. Scaremongering

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2. Fake news by the fuel industry

3. Mining

4. False economics

5. EV battery life

6. Shipping offshore