Strategies to manage these environmental problems
Remote sensing- to ensure that vehicles are meeting required emission levels EG - This has been adopted in the streets of Beijing, China.
Traffic restrictions - Such as not allowing cars on the roads that are diesel and over a certain age because they are the most polluting EG - In UK
Tackling car emissions by the encouragement of electric cars
Green Energy - Putting huge tax breaks on electric cars, equivalent to 10% of the total cost of the vehicle, making them much more affordable.
In Beijing, China to encourage electric cars, 18% of all new car parking areas must be for electric cars with public charging posts. They built 1000 public charging points however, 8500 electric vehicles were introduced to the public transport system between 2014-2015.
New environmental laws - Fining polluters, In Beijing, China they introduced this in January 2015 and in the first six months they received US$ 18.3 million in fines.
Investing in renewable energy such as solar power or wind. In Beijing 14 gigawatts of solar power have been installed and this number is constantly increasing. In comparison the USA only installed 7.3 gigawatts of solar power in the same time that China did 14.