According to a newly published paper from the World Economic Forum (WEF), private car ownership is “wasteful” and should be abolished.
To get around that problem, the WEF suggests community-sharing cars. Arguing that the initiative alone would lessen global demands for “critical metals” and fossil fuels.
“We need a clean energy revolution, and we need it now,” the paper began.
The article continued: “But this transition from fossil fuels to renewables will need large supplies of critical metals such as cobalt, lithium, nickel, to name a few. Shortages of these critical minerals could raise the costs of clean energy technologies.”
Warning about “unintended consequences,” the paper argued that it is “it is time to look beyond” and consider “three mindset changes” that can