Compressed natural gas clears the air in Bangladesh

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Trafic routier à Dhaka – Bangladesh © AFP PHOTO/ Munir uz ZAMAN

Cleaner-burning fuel is reducing dangerous levels of pollution – and saving money, too.

Muhammad Mokles plies the busy Dhaka streets in his green-painted auto-rickshaw. But when it’s time to refuel, he skips the traditional gas pump and goes straight to a compressed natural gas (CNG) station. It’s not only much cheaper than gasoline but it’s also much better for the environment. Chrisitan Science Monitor

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