In Asia, the ubiquitous motorized tricycle with its two-stroke engine is a major cause of air pollution. Working in the Philippines, American mechanical engineer Tim Bauer and his team have developed a kit to reconfigure these machines, drastically reducing their noxious emissions. He now plans to install thousands of kits, greatly improving air quality and providing tricycle drivers with a way to boost their income.
deaths caused by atmospheric pollution in the Philippines every year, according to the 2006 Philippine Environment Monitor
tricycle drivers in the Philippines