Air Pollution Vocabulary and Questions

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Air Pollution Vocabulary and Questions

What is air pollution?

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

Air Pollution typically separated into two categories:

  • Outdoor air pollution
  • Indoor air pollution.

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

Air Pollution Conversation Questions

  1. What’s air pollution?
  2. What are the main sources of air pollution?
  3. What’s the main cause of air pollution?
  4. What should we do to reduce air pollution?
  5. Carpooling is a way to reduce air pollution, what stops from carpooling to work?
  6. What measures have been taken by your government to reduce air pollution?
  7. What are the main effects of air pollution?
  8. What cities in the world are affected by air pollution?
  9. What’s smog?

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