Wow, I knew that driving on our roads creates pollution, but I didn’t realize that building those same roads creates a large amount of pollution itself. SustainableCitiesCollective says that building our nation’s roads emits roughly 38,760,000 tons of CO2 every year!
What to do?? Some innovative ideas have come to light lately that would make our roads more ‘green’ while blacktopping, but they’re not widely in use. Here’s the story.