HISTORY OF CARBON MONOXIDE AS A TOXIC FUME :
Hemoglobin as an oxygen carrier (both invertebrate and vertebrate) when encountered Carbon monoxides in concentrations above about 35 ppm, was Toxic and caused death . This is instant death .
We should also be aware of the various toxins and pollutants causing SLOW DEATH .Before Death causing damages in the body parts, Finances and Family.The traffic pollution also contains Carbon Monoxide in addition to the other nitrogen oxides , sulfur oxides.
Volatile organic compounds(VOC) are released from burning fuel such as gasoline, wood, coal, or natural gas and also Cigarettes.. When VOC's combine with nitrogen oxides in the air, they form smog. Diesel exhaust is a major contributor to Volatile Organic compounds that are pollutants & Particulate Matter.
Heavy-duty vehicles comprise only about 5 percent of all vehicles on the road, yet they generate more than 25 percent of global warming emissions.
These exposures can cause short term to long term effects ranging from Nausea , fatigue to damage to Lungs, Liver , Kidney , Nervous system and cause cancer .
Road Transportation and Transport for people is inevitable in our day to day life . Governments world over are devising newer and safer energy sources without toxic combustion .
Hope get these Electricity driven Trucks and Buses early as possible to save the humans in India. more
This is a problem raised like cholesterol. more
Public buildings must be compelled to install such plants atop their terraces. In fact no "free" terraces and rooftops should be allowed. Such a policy will have its effect on the fuel consumption at the power plants leading to decreased pollution and reduced transmission losses. Moreover it will reduce our imports and save our valuable foreign exchange. more