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Air Pollution

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Air pollution from burning of fossil fuels causes health problems, acid rain, and climate change. A transition to a new generation of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) is underway to help solve these problems.


  • Clean Air in London Campaigning to achieve urgently and sustainably compliance with World Health Organisation guidelines for air quality throughout London
  • Controlling Air Pollution from Motor Vehicles - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation "Motor vehicles are significant sources of pollution that can damage the environment and pose public health issues. ... Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons are released when fuel is burned in an internal combustion engine and when air/fuel residuals are emitted through the vehicle tailpipe. ... The pollutants in vehicle emissions are known to damage lung tissue, and can lead to and aggravate respiratory diseases, such as asthma. Motor vehicle pollution also contributes to the formation of acid rain and adds to the greenhouse gases that cause climate change."



See what people are saying about: #AirPollution, #AirQuality, #Smog, #CleanAir


  • Will Smog in China Spur Climate Solutions? - Energy Institute at Haas, UC Berkeley 21april2014 "A soupy smog of particulates, ozone, sulfur and nitrogen oxides hangs over Beijing, Tianjin and other northern cities. ... the lifespans of people who live in these cities fall. The primary culprits for much of the air pollution are the coal-fired power plants, which produce roughly 80 percent of China’s electricity." AAFrank comment 03july2014 "Solutions ... renewable electric energy ... electrical energy storage ... use fossil material to make replacements for wood ... replant the forests ...plug-in hybrid electric cars ... biofuel "

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