AIR

Climate Change

States, cities, and countries with the CLEANEST AIR,

Honolulu, Sante Fe, Hawaii, Arizona, Rapid City, South Dakota & Switerland

States, Cities & Countries with the most POLLUTED AIR

Los Angeles, Bakersfield, California & Brazil

What are the causes of air pollution?

Combustion, Factories, Petroleum, Engine Exhaust, Power Lines, Pesticides, Radioactive Fallout, Fertilizer Dust & Mining Operations

What are the health effects of air pollution?

Lung and heart diseases

How can we reduce air pollution?

Conserve energy, Recycle paper, plastic, glass, cardboard and aluminum cans and you can also choose not to smoke in the house to reduce secondhand smoke.

Human Activity Has Increased Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere

The average global carbon dioxide concentrations have increased about 38% from pre-industrial levels since 2009, and almost all of this is due to human emissions.

The Climate is Warming

Warming of the climate system has increased due to : global average air and ocean temperatures, Widespread melting of snow and ice, Rising global average sea level, Global surface temperatures have risen by 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit over the last 100 years. 8 out of 10 warmest years on record have occured since 2001.

Climate Change is Projected to Continue During This Century

Future warming during the 21st century - even with low emissions growth - is very likely to be larger than warming during the 20th Century.