Is This the End of the Internal Combustion Engine?

I don’t like driving. I’d much rather take the bus or a train or ride a bike or just plain walk than drive a car. This makes me a pretty bad American, I know.

But even if I’m walking somewhere, I’m still depending on the internal combustion engine to get there. The sidewalk beneath my feet was put there by a cement mixer powered by an internal combustion engine. The buildings…