Air pollution stems from the addition of unnatural compounds and toxins through indirect and direct mechanisms. Direct sources of air pollution include electricity, fuels and transportation, while indirect sources are go... More »

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The effects of air pollution include acidification, eutrophication, ground-level ozone and particulate matter. Acidification occurs during a chemical reaction with air pollutants that causes acid rain, and it affects the... More »

Air pollution levels may be reduced at home and the office by conserving energy, planting deciduous trees, recycling paper and plastics and keeping automobiles maintained. Air pollution stems from many sources, which mak... More »

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Human waste contaminates the soil, air and water with toxins, chemicals and disease-causing bacterial agents. Human waste, including both organic and synthetic waste substances, can quickly threaten the surrounding envir... More »

Nuclear power offers the same or better electricity generation capabilities as coal but without the dangerous air pollution coal generation produces. Nuclear power also has advantages in terms of energy density, as a sin... More »

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The effects of air pollution include acidification, eutrophication, ground-level ozone and particulate matter. Acidification occurs during a chemical reaction with air pollutants that causes acid rain, and it affects the... 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 »