Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Transportation and Air Pollution


Transportation and Air Pollution



Air pollution has become a significant problem in the US as well as the world over years. It’s the result of variety of sources like industrial, agriculture, mechanical and transportation. Sadly, transportation that releases a great amount of carbon dioxides, nitrogen oxides and other toxicity is proven the leading cause of air pollution. There are several transportation factors that contribute to air pollution in the US. The first factor is the excessive use of SUVs and cars. Vehicle has played an important role in the U.S because of its use of commute. Every household in U.S has the average of two or three cars in their garage. It means most of people have their own car. In developed country like US, there is high level of activities that requires people to move around a lot. They like to use cars as their favorite transportation even if it just takes 5 minutes to go to grocery. Lowering the uses of SUV or Taking public transportation is one of the ways to reduce pollution.

Sources: http://www.nrdc.org/issues/


Hamad

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