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Tesla CEO Elon Musk: VW Scandal Shows Time's Up for Fossil Fuels
Elon Musk is a very eloquent speaker. It seems every other day he's making headlines talking about conquering "range anxiety" or how the wildly popular Tesla batteries will “fundamentally change the way the world uses energy.”
He's also not shy in talking about his goal to wean the world off of fossil fuels. Naturally, he's an outspoken advocate for action on climate change. A few days ago, he warned in a speech in Berlin, Germany that the current refugee crisis could become a whole lot worse because of climate change.
Musk was asked his thoughts about the Volkswagen scandal at an event in Belgium a few days ago. Here's what the Tesla CEO had to say:
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