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Your kids want a tattoo or piercing? Here's what pediatricians recommend你的孩子想要纹身或打孔吗?这里是儿科医生的建议(测试)
Your kids want a tattoo or piercing? Here's what pediatricians recommend你的孩子想要纹身或打孔吗?这里是儿科医生的建议(测试)
The automation-resistant skills we should nurture. 我们应当培养的抗自动化技能
The automation-resistant skills we should nurture. 我们应当培养的抗自动化技能
Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies'. 默克尔:欧洲“不能再依赖盟友”
Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies'. 默克尔:欧洲“不能再依赖盟友”
Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution dies. 古巴革命领导人菲德尔.卡斯特罗去世。
Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution dies. 古巴革命领导人菲德尔.卡斯特罗去世。
Should EU citizens consider becoming British? 欧盟公民应该考虑成为英国人?
Should EU citizens consider becoming British? 欧盟公民应该考虑成为英国人?
US unemployment rate falls to 10-year low. 美国失业率降至10年低点。
US unemployment rate falls to 10-year low. 美国失业率降至10年低点。
Australia and New Zealand to pursue 'TPP 12 minus one'. 澳大利亚和新西兰寻求“TPP12减1”。
Australia and New Zealand to pursue 'TPP 12 minus one'. 澳大利亚和新西兰寻求“TPP12减1”。
Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund.奥巴马班子向联合国气候变化基金捐5亿美元。
Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund.奥巴马班子向联合国气候变化基金捐5亿美元。
George Michael 乔治.迈克尔
George Michael 乔治.迈克尔
Toxic liquor kills at least 32 in Pakistan. 毒酒致巴基斯坦至少32人丧命。
Toxic liquor kills at least 32 in Pakistan. 毒酒致巴基斯坦至少32人丧命。
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack. 伊斯坦布尔阿塔图尔克机场受袭。
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack. 伊斯坦布尔阿塔图尔克机场受袭。
Why Japan celebrated Christmas with KFC 为何日本用肯德基炸鸡庆祝圣诞
Why Japan celebrated Christmas with KFC 为何日本用肯德基炸鸡庆祝圣诞
Arctic heatwave could break records. 北极热浪可能破纪录。
Arctic heatwave could break records. 北极热浪可能破纪录。
Berlin attack suspect killed in Milan. 柏林袭击嫌犯在米兰被击毙。
Berlin attack suspect killed in Milan. 柏林袭击嫌犯在米兰被击毙。
Australia's oldest working scientist 澳大利亚最年老的在职科学家
Australia's oldest working scientist 澳大利亚最年老的在职科学家
South Korea corruption suspect Choi Soon-sil in court. 韩国腐败嫌犯崔顺实出庭。
South Korea corruption suspect Choi Soon-sil in court. 韩国腐败嫌犯崔顺实出庭。
Queen's 90th birthday portrait released. 英国女王90岁生日肖像照公布。
Queen's 90th birthday portrait released. 英国女王90岁生日肖像照公布。
One solution to two big social problems. 两大社会问题的一个解决方案。
One solution to two big social problems. 两大社会问题的一个解决方案。
Israel freezes ties with Unesco. 以色列冻结与联合国教科文组织的关系。
Israel freezes ties with Unesco. 以色列冻结与联合国教科文组织的关系。
Car ban fails to curb air pollution in Mexico City. 禁车令未能遏制墨西哥城的空气污染。
英汉读者 com-BBC新闻 – 对乘坐公交有着文化抵制。BBC News – There's a cultural resistance to taking public transport.
2017-02-04 23:21:52
Car ban fails to curb air pollution in Mexico City. 禁车令未能遏制墨西哥城的空气污染。
BBC News – Banning cars on Saturdays in Mexico City hasn't reduced air pollutants, according to a new study. Scientists had expected that limiting driving at the weekend would reduce vehicle emissions by 15%. But this analysis looking at pollution measurements in a city with serious air quality problems, found no discernible effect. 
 
Residents got round the restrictions by car pooling, using taxis and purchasing extra vehicles, researchers say.
 
Public transport in Mexico City is inexpensive, but often overcrowded. There are cultural factors behind the reluctance to give up the car. Driving is a real status symbol in Mexico City. 
 
Despite this study, other experts believe that Mexico has made significant strides towards improving the environment while both the population and the economy have expanded and hundreds of thousands of new vehicles have come on to the roads. 
 
"Alongside driving restrictions, Mexico City has made massive investments in public transport to provide cleaner alternatives to driving," said Mark Watts, executive director of C40, the global network of cities dedicated to improving the environment and fighting climate change.
 
Many cities in emerging economies are now putting driving restrictions similar to Mexico in place to curb the growing problem of dirty air. So are there lessons in the Mexican experience that will make the imposition of driving schemes more effective in other growing cities? 
 
"So that means increasing the cost of driving, and that means higher gas prices, or congestion pricing or parking and it also means more emissions testing and making it more stringent." 
 
The research has been published in the journal, Scientific Reports. 
 
(原文选自BBC新闻, 编辑翻译www.英汉读者.com-双语新闻百科; http://www.englishchinesereaders.com/)

 

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