The world’s conventional fuel vehicles have become weapons of mass emission

Emissions produced by all vehicles operating on fossil fuels, release many harmful polluting gases and health damaging materials:

  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) – produced as an exhaust emission, accounts for >20% of Greenhouses Gases (GHGs) that lead to global warming and climate change
  • Particulate matter (Pm) – unseen solids from exhaust emissions. Inhaling Pm causes asthma, lung cancer, cardiovascular issues, respiratory diseases, birth defects, and premature death
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) – the most common type of fatal air poisoning in many countries. colourless, odourless, and tasteless, but highly toxic
  • Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) –produced during fuel combustion. All NOx are damaging to human health, with more damaging results than Pm
  • Hydrocarbons (CH) – together with NOx and sunlight produce GHGs. Hydrocarbons are cancerous in varying degrees. Diesel being the worst.

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