I Tried Driving an Electric Car in New York City for Two Weeks

Paul Greenberg
2 min readMay 1, 2021

This is what happened

The dashboard of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF SL (photo by Paul Greenberg)

In a book I just published called The Climate Diet one of the suggestions I make to reduce your carbon footprint is “If you have to drive, drive electric.” I wrote it because that seemed to be the consensus of all the different environmental organizations I consulted when I sat down to write the book.

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Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org