The Cost of Green

From xkcd:

Granted, funny, however…

From WSJ (http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB119335110403372123.html):

I’ll probably be sticking with my SUV for some time, and in fact, we’ll probably buy another after we outgrow this one. Honestly, I can’t physically fit in one of those compact economy/hybrid cars. Even if I could fit, the comfort of a SUV makes it’s increased sticker price worth it.

The funny thing about it is, these hybrids are only fractionally more efficient than regular cars or SUVs, so it’s like being all high-and-mighty and saying "I only pollute the earth 9/10ths as much as you do, so there!". Give me a break. Besides the fact, we’ll see how much you’re not polluting the earth when those LiIon batteries need replacing.