Advanced 3 Project Air Pollution

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Advanced 3 Project Air Pollution

  1. 1. Advanced 3 Project Air Pollution By Juan Martínez
  2. 2. What is Air Pollution ? <ul><li>Air pollution is the introduction of many kinds of gases, chemicals, particulate matter or biological materials into the atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Cause harm to humans or other living organisms. </li></ul><ul><li>Damages the natural environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the air quality. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Causes <ul><li>Air pollution is aggravated because of four developments: -Increasing traffic -Growing cities -Rapid economic development -Industrialization </li></ul>
  4. 4. Causes <ul><li>Air Pollutants comes from many different sources. </li></ul><ul><li>They are classified in: </li></ul>Primary pollutant Secondary pollutant
  5. 5. Causes <ul><li>The concentration of air pollutants in and near the urban areas causes severe pollution to the surroundings. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest sources of human-created air pollution are energy generation, transportation, and industries that use a great deal of energy sources. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effects <ul><li>There are several effects of air pollution on the environment which are varied and profound. </li></ul><ul><li>Acid Rain </li></ul><ul><li>Global Warming </li></ul><ul><li>Smog </li></ul><ul><li>Depletion of the ozone layer. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Effects <ul><li>The World Health Organization say that 2.4 million people die each year from causes directly attributable to air pollution, with 1.5 million of these deaths attributable to indoor air pollution. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Solutions <ul><li>In most developed countries, land use planning is an important part of social policy, ensuring that land is used efficiently for the benefit of the wider economy and population as well as to protect the environment. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Solutions <ul><li>Encourage your family to walk to the neighbourhood market. </li></ul><ul><li>Whenever possible take your bicycle. </li></ul><ul><li>As far as possible use public forms of transport. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the use of aerosols at home. </li></ul><ul><li>If possible share your room with others when the airconditioner is on. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Solutions <ul><li>Do not burn leaves in your garden, put them in a compost pit. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that the pollution check for your family car is done at regular intervals. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay indoors as much as you can during days when pollution levels are high. </li></ul><ul><li>If you must go outside, limit outside activity to the early morning hours or wait until after sunset </li></ul>
  11. 11. Statistics <ul><li>Millions of Tons of CO2 per </li></ul><ul><li>year: United States: 2, 795 China: 2,680 Russia: 661 India: 583 Japan: 415 Germany: 356 Australia: 300 South Africa: 232 United Kingdom: 212 South Korea: 185 </li></ul>Tons of CO2 per year per capita: Australia: 10 United States: 8.2 United Kingdom: 3.2 China: 1.8 India: 0.5
  12. 12. Conclusions <ul><li>The first topic we need to attend is the effect on our health, sickness could become risky and the way to fix it could become impossible. The rising of a united solution begin at home, teaching to our children how to be an enviroment-friendly human. </li></ul>

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