What Causes Air Pollution?


The causes of air pollution include: manufacturing, burning of fossil fuels, volcanic eruptions, wildfires, and other natural process. The burning of fossil fuels is the main cause of air pollution and the more this happens, our planet's future goes further in jeopardy and the longevity of our species is shortened.
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Air pollution is caused by the prescence of polluting substances such as sulfur compounds and ground-level ozone in the air that should not be there. The two main sources of air pollution are transportation vehicles and fuel combustion.
Vehicles release carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxide while fuel combustion usually releases sulfur dioxide.
Air pollution is caused by a wide variety of things. Carbon dioxide is one of the major air pollutants. This gas is harmful when emitted from certain sources such as from oil industries and the chemical industries. The combustion of fuels in automobiles and jet planes are also causes of pollutants in the air.
Air pollution refers to the introduction of matter which causes damage to the natural or simulated environment, into the atmosphere. Presently, it is mostly caused by combustion engine exhaust gases, factories, petroleum, pesticides and so forth. There is a wide global movement to counter the degradation of the environment by air pollution.
One of the most known causes of air pollution is smoke that comes from the vehicles and industry. The pollution comes from chemical factors, by burning of petroleum products and their combustion. When hydrocarbons such as petroleum are burned, they produce carbon dioxide and water vapor. Incomplete combustion leads to carbon monoxide.
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