By: Sarah Larson
What is smog?
What causes smog?
Motorcycles, on-road motor vehicles- 50%
Commercial equipment, aircrafts, trains, diesel trucks- 10%
Since people are driving somewhere almost everyday scientists think that it will be hard to stop or reverse because people are in the habit of going somewhere pretty much everyday.
Airplanes are part of the cause of smog from their exhaust while they are on ground and flying.
Smokestacks also play a major role in smog. The steam that comes out contains SO2 and NOx, which are types of chemicals. When they go into the air they cause part of the pollution problem.
Automobiles are usually what people think of that causes pollution. They are right, automobiles play a big part pollution because almost everyone uses them.
How does it happen?
What are effects of smog?
How fast is it happening?
How can you reduce it?
How can we prevent it in the future?
This picture is in Feburary of this year in China. If we don't start doing something about this sooner or later, this is what the US could possibly look like in the future.