Increasing the price of petrol is the best way to solve the growing traffic and pollution problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the above statement? What other measures do you think might be effective?

Pollution and traffic are becoming global problems so it is proposed by a few people to increase the
price
of
fuel
to control
this
. In my opinion, the rise of
price
will put financial strain on the low income group
,
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,
there are several other ways to control these problems. The increase in
price
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the price
of
petrol
will affect the people from low socioeconomic groups. The
price
hike will be the same for poor and rich people, but only poor people will be affected who in turn will have to cut their expenses short from other more important aspects like health and education fees of children.
Besides
the
price
of
petrol
is closely linked
with
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to
the rates of other products of domestic usage like edible oil
,
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,
there prices will
also
rise so it is totally impractical to raise the
price
of
fuel
.
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.
Moreover
, the burning of
petrol
in cars is responsible for only a small proportion of environmental pollution, the main cause is burning of fossil fuels in factories and industries. They are responsible for a larger proportion of
green house
a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
greenhouse
gases
.
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.
The traffic and pollution can be controlled in a number of ways. The government should implement strict legislation on the use of old cars where incomplete combustion of
fuel
releases more
carbon
dioxide and
carbon
monoxide. They should be instructed to install a catalytic converter which minimizes the amount of
carbon
released into
air
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the air
. All the cars without catalytic converter should be banned.
Moreover
, the prices of Hybrid cars should be reduced either by reducing the taxes or instructing the manufacturers to make them
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at
with
low prices. These hybrid cars reduce
fuel
consumption and thereby
carbon
dioxide production via internal electronic circuits. Another way to reduce the utilisation of cars is to encourage people to use public transport like buses and trains, they have played an important role in
fuel
economy in many developed countries of the world
.
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In
conclusion
,
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,
traffic and pollution can be controlled in a number of ways, by both the government and if the individuals take interest, but raising the
price
of
petrol
is not a viable option.
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