Are motorcycles more environmentally friendly than cars? Ask most people that question and their initial response would probably be “yes” because motorcycles are more fuel efficient, and they release less CO2. But is that the whole story?
MythBusters‘ Jamie Hynerman and Adam Savage are going to find out on the Emmy-nominated show’s fall season premiere, Sept. 28 on the Discovery Channel. With the help of Kent Johnson, an emissions expert from the University of California, Hynerman and Savage will analyze the emissions of three cars and three motorcycles representing the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, to find out which mode of transportation is greener.
The show will be interesting to watch because MythBusters does a good job of making science entertaining, but we’re afraid the results won’t fall in favor of motorcycles.
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