Pop Quiz: How Many Asthmatics


Answer: C) 7%

One of the more insidious impacts of our fossil fuel based economy is the rising rates of asthma, particularly among children. Emissions from cars and trucks, ground level zone, indoor air pollution and other sources are behind the increased incidences of asthma, which has become a major childhood illness. The move a renewable energy economy, then, will not only lower carbon emissions, it will also enable a healthier, more productive populace, reaping tremendous monetary and social benefits.

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