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Electric vehicles. A small step towards improving air quality and mortality?

  • Gerard Vreugdenhil
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    Corresponding author at: Dept. Internal Medicine, Maxima Medisch Centrum, PO Box 7777, 5500 MB, Veldhoven, The Netherlands.
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    Dept. Internal Medicine, Maxima Medisch Centrum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Dept. Medical Oncology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Published:November 04, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2016.10.015
      “Forbid selling of cars with an exhaust pipe after 2025….” proposed a Dutch politician recently in parliament. Ridiculous and far from reality? Wishful thinking versus the present opinion driven by car and oil industry lobby? Should we vote for a windmill and solar panel instead of a smoking pipe panorama? What about the effects of a North Sea windmill horizon on tourism? And do we have time just to debate about these matters?

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