Gallery: Light Pollution Is Increasing Air Pollution Levels

 

Next time you look up at the night sky, but can’t see the stars due to light pollution, you should be more worried that the world’s air pollution is getting worse. That’s right, according to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researcher, a chemical called nitrate radical, which breaks down harmful emissions emitted by cars and factories, is being hampered by street lights.

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