23 Jun '13, 8pm

Study: Diesel particulates, other air pollutants linked to autism in children #green

Study: Diesel particulates, other air pollutants linked to autism in children #green

Our economy runs on diesel. It's burned in the road-going rigs that bring us everything from potatoes to potpourris. If it's on a store shelf, it likely arrived by oil-burning truck. Increasingly, diesel engines are also finding a home in our passenger cars, migrating from Europe, where they've long been popular. And why not? With a higher energy density than gasoline, diesel fuel gives us more miles per gram of emitted CO2 and the engines that use it tend to give us motivational torque in a lower RPM range, where it's more useful. It appears, however, that there may be some substantial trade-offs when it comes to the effect of their exhaust particulate on our most precious resource: our children. Women exposed to higher air pollution levels during their pregnancies were twice as likely to give birth to an autistic child. A large, new study makes a solid link between air p...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/06/23/diesel-particulates-...

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