People in major cities suffer from high levels of air pollution that causes health problems for many. Explain possible reasons for this problem and suggest some solutions.

Air
pollution
is one of the most serious concerns in metropolitan cities. The degrading
air
quality brings with it a lot of health problems for the residents. There are a number of contributing factors and various probable solutions to lessen the impact of
air
pollution
.
Firstly
, the advancement of technology has helped bring the cost of manufacturing vehicles down thereby making it easier for the masses to purchase a private car.
This
increasing number of personal vehicles is causing an increase in
the
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air
pollution
levels.
Secondly
, the prices of non-renewable fuels like petrol and diesel which are used by most private cars are
also
decreasing day by day which gives car owners another reason to travel more by their own vehicle. The
third
problem comes from the lack of adoption of modern farming methods. Farmers using the traditional ways of growing crops burn the stubble once the harvest season is over which introduces a lot of pollutants into the surrounding
air
. All the causes of
air
pollution
have a solution which could help minimise their impact on the health of the people. The government could play a major role in helping these solutions by introducing policies which penalises the owners of private vehicles by imposing higher taxes on the purchase of cars and energy sources utilised by the same. The government should
also
work on improving the public transport infrastructure by making it more accessible and comfortable for the citizens. One
such
example is the Delhi Metro Service which provides
air conditioned
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economical rides between all important parts of the city.
Air
purifiers are another way of helping reduce the harmful chemicals from the surroundings. Many
such
machines could be installed in densely populated and busy places. To conclude, there
a
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multiple solutions available to shorten the impact of
air
pollution
on the health of people
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however
, that would require intervention from the parties in power to bring in policies and making it mandatory for the public to follow.
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