The leading cause of air pollution is the burning of fossil fuels, but other pollutants, such as pollen, smoke from fires and the gases given off from organisms while they are decaying, also contribute. Air pollution is ... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution

Some of the most common diseases that are caused by air pollution include asthma and cardiovascular disease. Air pollution is a mixture of man-made and natural substances that bind with the clean air in the atmosphere. More »

Air pollution contributes to global warming because it releases excessive amounts of harmful gases into the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide, methane and chlorofluorocarbons are all considered greenhouse gases. While they occu... More »

Some of the major causes of air pollution include burning of fossil fuels, agricultural activities, exhaust from industries, vehicle fumes, mining operations and indoor pollutants. Air pollution has a negative impact on ... More »

Air pollution occurs when the air contains pollutants such as gases, fumes and dust in harmful amounts. Air pollution can be harmful to the health of humans and animals if left unchecked. More »

The main causes of air pollution include the emission of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, methane, and chlorofluorocarbons, emission from volcanic eruptions and toxic air pollutants emitted by vehicles. The amou... More »

Humans cause pollution in several ways, including burning fossil fuels, driving cars and trucks, manufacturing, mining and engaging in agricultural activities. Some types of pollution, such as oil spills and mining disas... More »