pollution from businesses
- pollution is important because many people can get sick from pollution or nature can die from the toxic that's in pollution gases. example for pollution gas is Co2. the ways corruption in resource-rich countries can fuel abuse and cripple health and education systems.
- at just over 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emitted,India's the most polluted country in the world
- a major contributor to this country's pollution is its coal addiction.
- n 2010, India's annual GDP growth rate clocked in at a whopping 10.5%, more than four times the United States' 2.4%.
- But by carbon dioxide emissions alone, the United States snags silver for most polluted countries.
- And if you drive a car, you're part of the problem, too. Transportation accounts for an estimated 31% of carbon dioxide pollution in the U.S.
- Its 5.4 billion metric tons clock in at more than twice that of India and it's easy to understand why
- While the U.S. exported $109 billion of goods to China in 2013, China shipped back an astounding $403 billion worth.
- International trade has helped push China's total carbon dioxide emissions to 8.3 billion metric tons, 50% higher than the U.S.' own emissions.
- In January 2013, Beijing's Air Quality Index hit a record high of 755 -- 30 times the World Health Organization's safety level standard.
- this July estimates that air pollution in northern China shortens 500 million Chinese lives by an average 5.5 years, according to a report in The Guardian.
universal declaration of human rights
this pollution problem breaks, the right to life because in the right it says to live in freedom and safety,but it's not safety at all.the reason why is big companies pollute the air to water.
has stop pollution?
yes there is people help fight back pollution for example NRDC(natural resources defense council) and what they did pressures the federal government to protect all U.S. waters under the Clean Water Act. We also fight for policies and practices that ensure a safe and sufficient water supply through efficiency, pollution controls, better management, and infrastructure improvements.