Envir. Issues of Lat. Am.

Air Pollution in Mexico City

The Problem

This is one of the worlds worst areas of air pollution. 19 million people and over 3 million cars. The city is built in a bolw-shaped crater of an extinct volcano. High elevation means that he air is thin. Car exhaust gets traped.

Mexico city

Solutions for Mexico City

But it's not all bad they are trying to fix it by not letting people with cars drive one day each week. They encourage bus and trains or carpooling too. They also inspect cars often. Sometimes busnessies are closed because the air is so bad it's dangours