It is often thought that environmental issues can be tackled by raising the price of petroleum products for cars as well as vehicles. In my opinion, I utterly disagree with
standpoint because factories and industries are the principal culprits of environmental pollution, and
will be unfair to the masses.
with, it is noteworthy that most manufacturing companies are responsible for the discharge of toxic gases to the environment which are not environmentally friendly.
In other words
, these factories consume an enormous amount of fossil fuels more than automobiles. They give out carbon dioxide as a by-product which causes depletion of the ozone layer and subsequent global warming. Unless the government restrict the activities of industries, environmental problems will remain a formidable challenge. To illustrate, a recent study conducted
Harvard University revealed that factories are responsible for 70% of the air pollution in the western world.
, vehicles and automobiles pose a lesser threat to the environment compared to manufacturing industries.
more expensive will be unfair because
on impoverished citizens.
, since the affluent will be able to afford purchasing
, the price notwithstanding, it is not an effective
. In Nigeria,
, when the price of petroleum products escalated
as a result
of economic recession in 2017, a vast majority of people were still able to maintain their vehicles and buy
, raising the cost of
is not the most appropriate remedy to
In conclusion, I wholeheartedly disagree with the idea of increasing the cost of
and petroleum products because factories are the major cause of environmental pollution, and
is ineffective and unfair.
, it is recommended that the government invest heavily in
energy which is ecologically friendly.