Popp talks to NPR about the impact of transitioning to electric cars

David Popp 2017This month, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill promising no more sales of fossil fuel-burning passenger vehicles by 2035 and for larger vehicles by 2045, a change that will have implications on the state’s economy and labor market. "There needs to be big investments in infrastructure, building charging stations, and so on," says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs. "And so to the extent that people that might be displaced, can be put to work and things like that, that would certainly be useful," he says. Read more in the NPR article, "What challenges loom as New York transitions to electric car sales by 2035?" 09/28/21