Analysis finds air-quality justification for CNG vehicle conversion in developing cities, despite negative climate impact
Green Car Congress
DECEMBER 3, 2013
An analysis by a team in Bangladesh found large air quality and associated health benefits accruing to the residents of Dhaka (the capital of Bangladesh) as a result of the rapid conversion of the motor vehicle fleet to CNG. However, CNG conversion was apparently detrimental from a climate change perspective, as CH 4 emissions increased. vehicle emissions standards, phasing out of leaded petrol, etc.), and a major concern now is the control of GHG emissions.