Chinese air pollution
By Gabrielle Metua
What is air pollution
How bad it gets
-many premature births.
-Low birth weights.
-bad lung functioning in otherwise healthy people.
- Growing lung cancer.
-deaths related to diseases caught due to the air has increased by 18.5 percent -linked to respitory failures.
-estimated that 26 percent of all deaths in China are caused by respitory failures in comparison to 2-3 percent in the U.S.
-Hacking cough is also an issue in China.
-Respitory diseases is the killer in rural areas in China
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Actions China could do to reduce the pollution
Household cleaners, workshop chemicals and solvents, and grden chemicals violate organic compounds from polluting the air thus making it hard to breathe but this can be stopped by simply sealing lids or container tops tightly
Choose environmentally friendly substances
Avoid using too many appliances that let of dangerous chemicals because although you might think you could have cleaned them up it doesn't take long for the air to absorb it
Use products made close to your area or your country at least to prevent the pollution during the exportation of goods.
Natural and Human causes affecting the rate of Air Pollution
- Agricultural activities- Ammonia is a very common product from agricultural activities.
- factory farming industries- Some farming industries give off an abundance of pollution due to all of the machinery
- mining operations- A lot of coal is released through the ground during mining operations and coal is a very large factor in air pollution adding to the cause quite severely.
- burning of fossil fuels- Burning fossil fuels is a horrible thing humans due that impact the quality of air majorly
- acid rain