If You Live In One Of These Cities (Or, Y'know, Anywhere), These Pollution Graphs May Be Shocking

פורסם: 20 ביוני 2014, 3:07 על ידי: Sustainability Org   [ עודכן 20 ביוני 2014, 3:07 ]
Turns out we aren't all subject to the same levels of air pollution. Air quality has a lot to do with location, which means it also has a lot to do with race and economic status. Want to know more? Check out the facts below.


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And because a lot of the pollution referenced in the above charts comes from transportation, let's take a closer look at emissions by vehicle type:

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FACT CHECK TIME! Yep, our fact checkers looked this over and found that the stats match the cited source study. All numbers and percentages are specific to the U.S.


These graphics are from Mother Jones, posted with an article by Julia Lurie. We've reposted them here with permission. Thumbnail photo via Thinkstock.

Source: upworthy.com