Climate change is an infrastructure problem – map of electric vehicle chargers shows one reason why

photo of electronic vehicle charger

STS Director Paul Edwards published an analysis piece in The Conversation about climate change as an infrastructure problem.

Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. Not so for electric vehicle chargers – at least not yet. Today the U.S. has around 43,000 public EV charging stations, with about 106,000 outlets. Each outlet can charge only one vehicle at a time, and even fast-charging outlets take an hour to provide 180-240 miles’ worth of charge; most take much longer.

Read the full article in The Conversation.