Essays Tagged: "air pollutants"

Air Pollution

it's ur decision got a BProblems Caused By Air PollutionSome people think that air pollution is not harming the earth or the people, but it is ... ming the earth or the people, but it is doing worse, by killing the earth and getting people sick. 'Air pollutants,' according to Gay, 'are known to cause respiratory diseases, cancer, and other serio ... ording to Gay, 'are known to cause respiratory diseases, cancer, and other serious illnesses' (12). Air pollution not only threatens the health and life of humans but also causes damage to the environ ...

(4 pages) 203 1 1.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air pollution (acid rain, common pollutants, indoor/outdoor air pollution) and its effects on the environment

Air pollution is defined as the contamination of the air by tiny particles, or particulates, of soli ... es, industrial practices, heat and energy production, and the burning of solid waste. When inhaled, air pollutants affect the respiratory tract and lungs, but may also travel through the bloodstream a ... ls may also contaminate food and water, and they harm plants and animals alike. No one is safe from air pollution, and even your own home is full of airborne contaminants.First, one naturally formed p ...

(15 pages) 354 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Acid Rain (some info based on Bangkok).

nature?What steps towards eliminating acid rain can be taken anyone?"Acid rain" is one of the worst air pollutants there are. It can come in two forms either wet or dry Acid Rain, a more correct way o ... Acid Deposition causes many problems in everyday city life as well as in nature. The acidity in the air when reaching a structure, paint or statue etc. it helps speed up the decaying of that structure ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air polution

now that it doesn't seem like a very big deal in our area, because we don't have a big problem with air pollution. Well it doesn't matter how big the problem is, there is and will always be a problem ... y to do something about it.Most people go on with their lives without thinking about what is in the air, and how it affects them. Some of the most dangerous air pollutants that can cause cancer and ot ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Acid rain Investigation

the magnesium lights and leaves behind magnesium oxide and releases hydrogen gas.(B) Magnesium with AirMagnesium reacts slowly with air forming an oxide layer on the surface.(C) Magnesium with AcidMag ... sulphate and hydrogen below is the word equation.Mg + H2So4 MgSo4 + H2How is acid rain formed?Some air pollutants are acidic gases particularly sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. These gases are f ...

(3 pages) 18 0 1.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nuclear energy has perhaps the lowest impact on the environment--including air, land, water, and wildlife--of any energy source.This essay is about all you'll need to know about Nuclear Power.

INTRODUCTIONNuclear energy has perhaps the lowest impact on the environment--including air, land, water, and wildlife--of any energy source, because it does not produce harmful gases, iso ... produce the same amount of electricity as other sources. Nuclear power plants produce no controlled air pollutants, such as sulfur and particulates, or greenhouse gases. The use of nuclear energy in p ... , or greenhouse gases. The use of nuclear energy in place of other energy sources helps to keep the air clean, preserve the Earth's climate, avoid ground-level ozone formation and prevent acid rainNuc ...

(4 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is Nuclear Energy Beneficial for Mankind an argumentative resarch paper...

y is the world's largest source of emission-free energy. Nuclear power plants produce no controlled air pollutants, such as sulphur or greenhouse gases. The use of nuclear energy in place of other ene ... r or greenhouse gases. The use of nuclear energy in place of other energy sources helps to keep the air clean, because there isn't any harmful output after a nuclear reaction. Nuclear energy also avoi ...

(5 pages) 129 1 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

AP Envi Sci Essay - Air pollution

Asbestos and carbon monoxide are two types of indoor air pollution. Asbestos can be found in the insulation of older buildings and carbon monoxide can be ... building in which the occupants all suffer related, on going, illnesses or contains high levels of air pollutants. A building can be declared a sick building if a number of the occupants report relat ... building can be declared a sick building if a number of the occupants report related sicknesses or air pollution related symptoms such as lung disease or asthma.

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Stress; 10 ways to Reduce Commuting Stress

ne way) may also increase the likelihood of having a heart attack due to exposure to high levels of air pollutants, which appears to be a risk factor for heart disease.Although there is no antidote to ... Studies show that ridesharing lowers commuter stress significantly. With carpooling, there is less air and noise pollution, less traffic congestion, and you can relax more while someone else does the ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Air Pollution: Reasearch Report

Air pollution is made up of various kinds of gases, and particles that reduce the quality of the air ... les that reduce the quality of the air. Plants and animals and their habitats can also be harmed by air pollution. Air pollution has thinned the protective ozone layer above Earth. It can damage build ... tective ozone layer above Earth. It can damage buildings, monuments, statues, and other structures. Air pollution can also result in haze, which reduces visibility and can sometimes interfere with avi ...

(8 pages) 209 1 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Indoor Air Pollution: "Home is Where the Hazard is"

ch a disease was considered to be phenomenal. Is it possible to believe that due to the increase in air pollutants indoors, the number of cancer patients and individuals suffering with respiratory dis ... iduals suffering with respiratory disorders are growing to become more massive in percentage?Indoor air pollution is the compound combination of toxic gases and particles that can harm your health (Ai ...

(7 pages) 95 1 4.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Speech about Air Pollution

nd Gentlemen, I am here to talk to you about something which is becoming a huge issue in our world. Air Pollution is a major problem facing our government today. It is harmful to every living creature ... opinion, is far greater than the wars that are going on the world at this moment.There are two main air pollutants; one is natural causes e.g. windblown dust, pollen, fog etc. and the other is that wh ...

(2 pages) 52109 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

How Fossil Fuels Affect The Environment

gases, produced when fossil fuels are burnt, they pose a major threat to the environment.Almost all air pollutants are the result of fossil fuel combustion, either in the home, by industries or the in ... by industries or the internal combustion engine. Smoke is tiny particles of carbon suspended in the air, produced as a result of burning coal and oil. While smoke remains in the air, it can reduce the ...

(5 pages) 93 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air Quality In Houston

One of the world's main natural resources is air. Without air no human being on this earth would be able to survive. Therefore the way we maintai ... t as well as our society. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing. The major concerns with air quality in Houston, the effects it has on our society, description of the different air pollutan ... s it has on our society, description of the different air pollutants and their causes, solutions to air pollution and the benefits it will have for our environment. Houston is the fourth larges ...

(5 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Can you afford the consequences of using cars?

fossil fuels into acid rain is also fascinating. As we constantly used up fossil fuels such as gas, air pollutants are constantly being released into the atmosphere, which can affect our lung capacity ...

(2 pages) 728 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Air pollution

Air Pollution is an addition of harmful substances to the atmosphere resulting in damage to the envi ... ng in damage to the environment, human health, and quality of life. One of many forms of pollution, air pollution occurs inside homes, schools, and offices; in cities; across continents; and even glob ... lems and promotes cancer, and it harms plants, animals, and the ecosystems in which they live. Some air pollutants return to earth in the form of acid rain and snow, which corrode statues and building ...

(5 pages) 95 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air and Water Pollution Plan: Virginia and Michigan's air and water pollutant issues

Air and Water Pollution PlanVirginia and Michigan both suffer air and water pollution issues. The pu ... oth suffer air and water pollution issues. The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast the air and water pollution issues of these two communities. Then to identify various ways to reduce the ... mmunities. Then to identify various ways to reduce the forms of pollution that have been recognized.Air Pollution Breakdown for Virginia and MichiganIn Virginia air pollutants come in many forms. Acco ...

(6 pages) 28 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays

AIR POLLUTION

* AIR POLLUTION Polluted air contains contaminants in enough quantity and for along enough time to be ... iving things or property.Regional pollution affects parts of Earth's surface.Major sources of local air pollutants include vehicles,homes,factories,forest fires,and volcanoes.Global air pollution affe ... ratosphere.Particulates are solid particles or liquid droplets that are small enough to hang in the air.Pollutants can combine and form new pollutants.Smog results when energy from the sun causes a ch ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

1.) Effects of mobile sources on global warming, the environment

le sources on global warming, the environment and humans Mobile sources, the leading contributor of air pollution, produce several important air pollutants, such as, air toxics and green house gases. ... lth problems such as heart problems, asthma symptoms, eye and lung irritation, and premature death. Air toxics are also harmful to the environment, Greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) trap h ...

(5 pages) 576 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pollution and the Diminishing Quality of Life

ns that effect human in a more than negative way causing a change in the approach on life. They are air pollution, water pollution and soil pollution. The immediate and direct harm caused to the human ... damage to our bodies at this moment.Some pollutants cause damage to our respiratory system through air pollution, leading to the instability of the life span of an individual depending on a number of ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science