By Zoe Herlick
Driving is the #1 contributor to climate change in California, where it is more common to hop in your car for a five minute trip to the store than it is to walk.
Why is driving bad?
Emissions! The exhaust from cars release hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides, which react with the sunlight to increase ground-level ozone. Additionally, car exhaust releases carbon monoxide, threatening human health, and carbon dioxide, contributing significantly to global warming.
do people in California drive so much?
California Driving Statistics
What is a Negative Externality?
A cost that is suffered by a third party as a result of an economic transaction, and in this transaction
What does this mean and how does it relate to driving?
Tragedy of the commons example
Tax Policy and Cap and Trade