Sunday, December 8, 2013

London Smog: What can other nations learn from London?

The infamous London Smog existed since the time the English started using coal. Ever since, the city of London became know for people not being able to see objects even a few feet away from them during the day. The article published by the Encyclopedia of Earth describes the phenomenon in great detail.

The city remained in its dark state for hundreds of years until the winter of 1952 when around twelve thousand people died because of the smog. Starting then, the government decided that the smog issue must be dealt with. Using decisive action and no hesitation, the government was able to eliminate the smog from the air in a matter of a few years. This type of action against air pollution could really be used in many developing Asian countries.

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