Written by Lori Popkewitz Alper
My nephew Eliot is a rock star in my book (not that I’m biased or anything). Eliot submitted this cartoon and won the Yahara River Writers Top Ten Award for his creation (an event sponsored by Greater Dane County TAG Network).
Somehow he knows that children and cars don’t mix well. Something compelled him to draw this cartoon showing that when you drive the earth smokes.
What we’re inhaling from cars and trucks has been linked to asthma, strokes and heart attacks. Toxic air pollution is killing us and it’s killing the earth and will continue to do so unless we make some changes.
Here are a few tips from the Environmental Protection Agency to help reduce air pollution from cars:
And that’s why my nephew rocks.
Any other tips to help reduce air pollution from cars and trucks?
Photo credit: Groovy Green Livin
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