Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 1 - Working Toward Sustainability - Critical Thinking Questions - Page 26: 2


Where I live, there is an issue with air pollution. One thing that contributes to air pollution is the emissions from transportation vehicles. A specific element of a sustainability plan that could help where I live is to implement policies such as carpool lanes to reduce traffic and fossil fuel emissions. The city could also implement better, more convenient, and more affordable public transportation to reduce traffic.

Work Step by Step

Reducing traffic through the implementation of certain policies will reduce the overall emissions from vehicles burning fossil fuels, so air pollution would be affected.
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