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Prof Frank Kelly says fewer not cleaner vehicles are needed, plus more cycling and walking and better transit systems.

Electric cars are not the answer to air pollution, says top UK adviser

the Guardian
Cars must be driven out of cities to tackle the UK’s air pollution crisis, not just replaced with electric vehicles, according to the UK government’s top adviser. Prof Frank Kelly said that while electric vehicles emit no exhaust fumes, they still produce large amounts of tiny pollution particles from brake and tyre dust, for which the…Read More

This article is about how air pollution from vehicles is killing us. The purpose of this article is to provide us with some information why…Read More

We know polluting cars are killing us. So why do we put up with it? | Abi Wilkinson

the Guardian
If petrol and diesel vehicles were invented today, what possible justification would there be for allowing unchecked ownership? Knowing all we do about the damage wrought by burning fossil fuels – both to our immediate health and to the long-term viability of our habitat – it would seem an act of obscene, destructive decadence. The idea of driving…Read More

This article matters because it tells you what air pollution is and what it is made up of and how it is effecting our health. When reading…Read More

Cars, Trucks, and Air Pollution

Union of Concerned Scientists
Dirty cars, dirty air In 2013, transportation contributed more than half of the carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, and almost a quarter of the hydrocarbons emitted into our air. This air pollution carries significant risks for human health and the environment. Through clean vehicle and fuel technologies, we can significantly reduce air…Read More
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