Named the most dangerous to the ecology of cities
MOSCOW, 9 Aug — RIA Novosti. The list of localities submitted by the project Grid models of the carbon footprint in the world (GGMCF). The collection of information for the rating of the studied Norwegian, Swedish, American and Japanese scientists.
The most polluting city recognized Seoul. The South Korean capital produces up to 267,1 megatons of carbon dioxide a year. It is located in Guangzhou (272 megatons), new York (233,5 megatons), Hong Kong (208.5 megatons), and the top five “leaders” in Los Angeles with 196,4 megatons of carbon dioxide a year.
Also, the top ten were Shanghai (181 tonne), Singapore (161,1 megatons), Chicago (152,9 megatons), the agglomeration of Tokyo and Yokohama (132,8 megatons) and Riyadh (118,8 megatons).
In the top 100 most harmful to the environment cities and got two Russian: Moscow (15th place) and St. Petersburg (79th place), producing a 99.5 and 29.6 megatons of carbon dioxide per year respectively.