Indoor Pollution

Sydney Broich

Deaths

-Each year 50,000 people die from heart disease from poor Indoor Air Quality

-Also, 20,000 die from lung cancer caused by Indoor Pollution.

-4.3 million people die from Indoor Pollution each year.

Causes of Indoor Pollution

-Indoor Pollution can be caused by poor ventilation, mold, radon, pesticides, and more.

-Pet skin and pet fur can cause asthma attacks.

Fun Facts

-Scientists tested seven cities, and 53% of their homes had bug

-Homes, businesses, and anywhere indoors can actually be more polluted than outdoors, though airing them out can get rid of pollutants.

Proffesional

“I always had the intuition that indoor air was cleaner than outdoor air, and that’s borne out in the data very clearly,” said Talhelm.

Works Cited

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