The smog level in San Francisco is one of the highest in the state of California. Aside from Los Angeles, San Francisco is the most polluted city in this part of America. The reason is because there are too many industrial establishments and cars in the area. The government was alarmed with this and so they created the Clean Air Act which is meant to reduce the emission of air pollution in the city.

Air pollution or smog in the Bay area can cause lung problems and is also the leading cause of global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer. We are aware of the destruction in lives and property that climate change brings. We are aware of the bad effects of thinning of out ozone layer. But we are not aware how high the smog level is in this city.

If you are from San Francisco, there are a number of ways by which you can help in reducing the level of air pollution in your area. Reduce your consumption of electricity. The more electricity you use, the more fuel will be burned to make the electronic appliance work. We all know that burning fuel is the source of global warming.

There are also little things that you can do to help stop the increase of smog level in the Bay Area. You can also stop using using incandescent bulbs and replace them with energy efficient lamps.

Another very important measure to help reduce pollution in San Francisco is to take care of your car. Studies show that cars are the leading causes of dirty air.

Source by Erika Ayala