Which of the following is not a strategy for improving the long-term 6 of cities? a. restoring natural ecosystems b. reducing pollution and waste c. increasing automobile use d. compact and efficient land use
The correct answer is letter C. Increasing automobile use is not a strategy for improving the long-term health of cities. Automobile use produces carbon dioxide emissions at high levels which add up to the destruction of the Earth's atmosphere. 30-40% of carbon dioxide emissions are caused by this and other human activities (e.g. factory industries, mining).
A stategy that isn't designed nor meant to improve the long-term 6 of cities would be increasing automobile use - c. Automobiles are extermely harmful devices which have drastic effects on the environment when taken as a whole; compared to using the public transport or bicycles, or other means of transport. Because we have autos, cities aren't really aren't really up to the challenge in the long run.