Air Pollution Essay
Earth is the only place in the universe that can support human life. It is very important that we realize this fact and take very good care of it. Various human activities cause the destruction of earth. Human beings can live a few days without food and water however humans can last only a few seconds without oxygen. Various human activities lead to the aggravation of the quality of air. Gases produced by human activities mainly due to exploitation of resources and industrialization cause air pollution. Green house gases mainly chlorofluorocarbons; carbon …show more content…
Gases that cause air pollution
Effects on Human Health
“A study to be released by Toronto’s public health department says that air pollution kills roughly 1,000 people a year in Canada’s largest city and puts another 5,000 in hospital. Many of the deaths and illnesses result from pollution levels far below legislated targets, the study says, especially in the case of nitrogen dioxide(NO2), much of it from car exhaust. Nitrogen dioxide is blamed for nearly 40% of the deaths and many breathing-related hospital stays”. (Saunders).
Air Pollution Statistics in Toronto