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Vehicle emissions and air pollution in Bangkok streets

Vehicle emissions and air pollution in Bangkok streets

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Published by Asian Institute of Technology in [Bankgok?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M.B. Pescod... [et. al.] for the Shell Company of Thailand Limited.
SeriesAIT research report ;, no. 60, Research report (Asian Institute of Technology) ;, no. 60.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/6921 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 128 leaves :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4450352M
LC Control Number79112652

There are many things we can do to help reduce air pollution and global warming. Use buses and trains instead of cars, as they can carry a lot more people in one journey. This cuts down the amount of pollution produced. Walking or cycling whenever you can will be even better, as it does not. Bangkok's air pollution is bad because: * Unregulated auto industry - Anyone can buy cars and there's no limit on the number of cars on the road. * Unregulated auto maintenance - Older vehicles are not as environmental friendly as newer vehicles a. 7 A focus on particulate emissions from gasoline vehicles zLandmark study conducted in Kansas City to address need for improved gas PM estimates – Collaboration between EPA, DOE, DOT, States, Auto/Oils z gasoline light-duty cars and trucks tested – Model Years zSummer and winter testing – ~ half of the vehicles tested each season @ ambient temps.


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Traditional causes of Bangkok’s smog aren’t unusual; as well as open-air burning and industry-related activities, both carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide from cars and transport on the roads — and we know all about Bangkok’s traffic — are released into the atmosphere, causing the dense, fog-like smog to build up and loom over the city.

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