Europe’s diesel push might have seemed sensible once upon a time. But 20 years later, with the benefit of hindsight, it looks like a huge mistake, an impotent climate policy that had all sorts of unintended consequences.

The biggest drawback of diesel cars is that they emit higher levels of other harmful air pollutants like particulates and nitrogen oxides. And those ended up being far harder to clean up than experts initially predicted. LINK

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