31 Dec '11, 5am

London Sticks it to the Fog | Care2 Causes

London Sticks it to the Fog | Care2 Causes

Pollution is a global problem that is growing rapidly, but unfortunately is often disregarded by governments and individuals alike. Many of us are aware of the negative effects of pollution and even make efforts to prevent or overcome the problem. Although many of the cities most affected by this problem, such as Los Angeles , have taken some action against pollution, London has developed a new way to deal with this sticky problem. London is approaching their pollution problem by targeting the elimination of PM10s , tiny sooty particles that are released via exhaust fumes as well as tire and brake wear. PM10s not only are bad agents that contribute to the growing pollution problem in the city, but they also can cause serious health conditions to people that may unintentionally inhale them. PM10’s have been linked to asthma, cardiovascular and respiratory problems and even ...

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