by: darien bristol schlabaugh
what causes air pollution?
The causes of air pollution include: manufacturing, burning of fossil fuels, volcanic eruptions, wildfires, and other natural process. The burning of fossil fuels is the main cause of air pollution and the more this happens, our planet's future goes further in jeopardy and the longevity of our species is shortened.
frequently asked questions
What are the health consequences of air pollution?
Air pollution increases the risk of respiratory and heart disease in the population. Both short and
long term exposure to air pollutants have been associated to health impacts. More severe impacts
affect people who are already ill.
how bad is air pollution?
World-wide there are risks to health from exposure to particulate matter (PM) and Ozone (O3) in
many cities of developed and developing countries alike.