by Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News
- Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the United Kingdom would ban the sale of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2030 as a part of his “Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution”
- Boris Johnson claims that this initiative would create 250,000 jobs
- About $665 million will be used to develop and produce batteries for electric vehicles and $1.7 billion will be utilized to install charging infrastructure throughout Britain
- In order to incentivize buyers to go electric, the government pledged over $774 million in grants for zero and low emissions vehicles
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Janina is a graduate of the Energy Management and Design program at Sonoma State University with experience in non-profits that specialize in sustainability and volunteerism.