posted on Dec, 24 2013 @ 08:17 PM
reply to post by Eryiedes
San Francisco depends on the winds coming in from the Pacific Ocean & the seasonal rains to keep our air quality liveable. There are a great many
people living here, densely packed, & most of the time the crap from our enormous number of cars, fireplaces, barbecues, etc gets partly washed down
the storm drains by rain, or blown further inland by the ocean winds.
Currently, we haven't had nearly as much rain as is usual for this time of year, & the wind has calmed, leaving the air quality somewhat less than
sparkling. In similar past times, I've been up at Marina Green, walking along the water's edge, & coughing from the smoke from all the fireplaces in
use in the Marina neighborhood.
Think too many people crammed into too little space. From your own linky:
“We’re not picking these days for the fun of it or anything, it completely has to do with the science behind air pollution,” he said.
Flannigan pointed out that children, the elderly and those with asthma and other respiratory problems suffer when the air is thick with unhealthy
particulate matter. He said a fire in the fireplace “looks nice inside your house, and you can’t see the effects it has on other
Green Agenda's got nothing to do with it, it's a matter of trying to avoid some extremely unhealthy living conditions.