Air pollution

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Air pollution

  1. 1. Air Pollution
  2. 2. Air pollution has grown so much, the earth can no longer clean all of it. This is starting to have negative effects on the environment such as causing acid rain, and a wide variety of health problems.
  3. 3. Air pollution is caused by a wide variety of things. Here are a few examples :
  4. 4. Cars, trucks and other vehicles with engines cause air pollution . The exhaust from these contains carbon monoxide. This type of air pollution causes respiratory health problems and holes in the ozone layer, which increases the exposure to the sun's harmful rays.
  5. 5. Instead :
  6. 6. Factories, buildings, homes and power-generating stations burn fossil fuels, which cause air pollution & contributes to smoke. This air pollution destroys plants, and damages the environment …
  7. 7. Several products could be recycled , so factories wont have to create them again , and pollute the air in that process Instead:
  8. 8. Insecticides  insecticides used to kill insects cause air pollution when sprayed , because of the chemicals they include.
  9. 9. Instead:  To minimize the use of insecticides , always make sure that your doors and windows are closed , so that you don’t have to use these air polluting chemicals in the first place
  10. 10. You must know that :  Air pollution is responsible for major health diseases  Studies show that the number of people killed annually in the US alone could be over 50,000  Air pollutants have very harmful effects on natural ecosystems. They can kill plants and trees by destroying their leaves, and can kill animals as well…

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