Environment Issues of Latin America

Air Pollution in Mexico City

Solutions for Mexico City

  • A driver must leave there car at home one day a week.
  • They encourage riding a bus, trains, or carpooling.
  • Sometimes businesses are closed on days that the pollution is bad.


Facts About Mexico City

  • Today Mexico City is known as one of the worlds worst areas of air pollution.
  • 19 million people live in Mexico City and there are over 3 million cars.
  • The city was built in a bowl- shaped crater of an extincted volcano.
  • High elevation means that the air is thin.