What Causes Air PollutionNitrogen oxides and carbon monoxidesenter the atmosphere and cause airpollution. Some other causes of airpollution are human activity, fossil fuel,burning plants, and vehicles.
SmogSmog hanging over cities is the mostfamiliar and obvious form of airpollution. There are different kinds ofpollution, some visible and someinvisible, which contribute to globalwarming.
How You Can Help Stop Air Pollution(Page 1/3)-Limit driving by carpooling, using publictransportation, biking and walking.-Combine errands for fewer trips.-Keep your automobile well tuned and maintained.Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on routinemaintenance, such as changing the oil andfilters, and checking tire pressure and wheelalignment.-Avoid excessive idling of your automobile.-Use gasoline stations that have special vaporrecovery nozzles.-found on des.nh.gov
How You Can Help Stop Air Pollution(Page 2/3)-Use electric or hand-powered lawn care equipment.-Be careful not to spill gasoline when filling up yourcar or gasoline powered lawn and gardenequipment.-Run dishwashers and clothes washers only whenfull.-Choose environmentally friendly cleaners.-Use water-based or solvent free paints wheneverpossible and buy products that say "low VOC".-found on des.nh.gov
How You Can Help Stop Air Pollution(Page 3/3)-Seal containers of household cleaners, workshopchemicals and solvents, and garden chemicals toprevent volatile organic compounds fromevaporating into the air.-Purchase and use low-polluting outboard marineengines and personal watercraft (4-stroke anddirect fuel injection 2-stroke outboard marineengines).-Advocate for emission reductions from powerplants and more stringent national vehicleemission standards.-found on des.nh.gov
Fun Facts-We breathe about two gallons of air every minute. Onaverage, air pollution takes one to two years off thetypical human life-span.--Motor vehicles produce more air pollution than any othersingle human activity.-One full commuter bus can mean 40 less cars goingthrough your neighborhood.- Air pollution affects kids more than adults because, fortheir body size, kids breathe more air and spend moretime playing outside.-found on www.tryscience.org
DifferencesThis is what happens whenyou:-drive unnecessarilyThis is what happens whenyou:-walk to places that are nearyou if it’s safe
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