What is causing Air Pollution?
causes around the world
- Did you know that air pollution is caused by natural gas, toxic fumes,burning fossil fumes, such as coal, oil, gasoline, and carbon dioxide?
- The gasses that you're sucking up in your nose could be slowly killing you.
- Air pollution can also kill and hurt bugs, flies, seals, dolphins, fish and lion seals.
- Factories release gasses into the air and cause air pollution.
- There are cities in China where people have to wear face masks when they walk outside because of the air pollution from factories.
- Exhaust from cars release the most pollution into the air.
- Traffic jams cause a lot of air pollution, the air around traffic jams can be unhealthy to breathe.
- Volcanoes can shoot gases about 7 miles in the air when it erupts.
- Many common activities release green house gases into the air. Things like dry cleaning!
- Farms can release green house gases!
causes in CT
- Did you know that one car making a short trip to school and back home gives off enough carbon dioxide to fill 60 balloons?
- Most of the air pollution in CT comes from cars, trucks and buses.