Bookcover of The effects of diesel fuel and exhaust emissions
Booktitle:

The effects of diesel fuel and exhaust emissions

Education as a tool for environmental awareness creation in Ghana

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2012-03-27 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8484-4701-5

ISBN-10:
3848447010
EAN:
9783848447015
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Diesel fuel and exhaust emissions in Ghana is one of the sources of vehicular pollutions which currently is assuming an alarming proportions coupled with its attendance health effects to the general population. The emissions of these dangerous gases such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, lead and the oxides of nitrogen is on the increase because of the activities of motor vehicles in the country. It is therefore, of a great concern to Government, stakeholders and environmentalist trying to find a sustainable management programme that will deal effectively with the situation. In dealing with the problem, it is very significant for stakeholders to recognize the important role knowledge transfer or education plays in sensitizing and creating awareness among the people about the adverse effects of diesel fuel and exhaust emissions generated by vehicles in the country. The health related problems associated with these emissions is worrying. For instead, it is estimated that, air pollution of which vehicle emissions are the major cause is responsible for about 24,000 premature deaths in the UK alone every year. This is a serious global health problem which must be taken seriousely.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Maurice Mustapha Braimah
Number of pages:
84
Published on:
2012-03-27
Stock:
Available
Category:
Ecology
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
Education, Environmental, emissions, awareness, Fuel, Effect, Diesel, Pollutant, Exhaust Gas

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