Air Pollution : Causes , Effects and Possible Solutions

Air Pollution

Air Pollution

What is air pollution?

Air pollution occurs when gases, dust particles, fumes (or smoke) or odour are introduced into the atmosphere in a way that makes it harmful to humans, animals and plants.

Causes of Air Pollution

  1. Emissions from Industries
  2. Burning Fossil Fuels
  3. Household and farming chemicals

Effects of Air Pollution

  1. Respiratory and heart problems
  2. Global warming
  3. Acid Rain
  4. Effect on Wildlife
  5. Depletion of Ozone layer

Solutions to Air Pollution

  1. Use public mode of transportation
  2. Conserve energy
  3. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
  4. Emphasis on clean energy resources
  5. Use energy efficient devices

Worksheet

Air Pollution Causes ( ISL Collective)

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