One-fourth of cars are causing 90% of air pollution we breathe

April 29, 2015 by  
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It’s no secret that “clunkers” on the road contribute to greenhouse gas emissions at an alarming rate. A new study from the University of Toronto confirms what ecologists have theorized for some time: just 25 percent of cars and trucks are responsible for causing 90 percent of the air pollution we breathe. Scientists measured the emissions from vehicles in action to find out exactly how their dirty emissions impact our environment, and some of their conclusions were quite surprising. Read the rest of One-fourth of cars are causing 90% of air pollution we breathe Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , air pollution research , black carbon , carbon emissions , carbon monoxide emissions , cash for clunkers , cleaner vehicles , dirty vehicles , Environment Canada , greenhouse gas emissions , measuring vehicle emissions , University of Toronto , vehicle emissions

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