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 »

People pollute for a variety of reasons, such as by accident, due to a lack of effort or due to a lack of awareness about pollution’s effect on the ecosystem. From major cities and large businesses to the individual, pol... More »

Cars pollute the environment with the fumes they emit and noise they make when in motion. Cars also cause pollution when they are being manufactured, recycled or disposed of. More »

Global pollution statistics indicate trends showing increased emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane and fluorinated gases, as of 2015. These trends show global carbon emissions from fossil fuels h... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution

Several greenhouse gases are present in Earth's atmosphere, notably carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and various fluorinated gases. Each of these compounds absorbs light at its own set of frequencies, so together t... 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 »

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 »