Automakers and oil companies are working together to develop higher octane gasoline for more efficient engines with lower carbon emissions. Expect regular gas to disappear from gas stations in 5 years or so.
Total, one of the world’s largest oil producers, says it expects demand for gasoline to level off or decline by 2030 as the number of electric cars sold worldwide increases to as much as 30% of the new car market.
Elon Musk and Bill McKibben have called this week for a revolt against fossil fuels. They argue that the only way to protect the earth from cataclysmic climate change is to stop using fossil fuels immediately.