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

נשלח 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.


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


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