Essays Tagged: "Air pollution"

3 Gorges Dam Opinion Essay Against building it

lling more?The 3 gorges dam is destroying the environment little by little. Machines arecausing the air to be polluted. This will increase bad health among people and animals. Airpollution will also c ... n's. It will probably even destroy thedam or damage it in some way, creating a larger expense to repair it, if there wassomething to happen to it. Not to mention the people and animals living by the d ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

The Nuclear Power Debate

eap and efficient energy source, favoured in place of increasingly scarce fossil fuels which caused air pollution. Its initial use was welcomed by the general public, as it was hoped to lower the pric ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Automobile's Role in Pollution

Air is never clean. Natural sources have polluted our breathable air for centuries. Sources such as ... anic waves crashing, smoke from forest fires and windblown dirt particles all contribute to natural air pollution. Humans and their ability to manipulate these natural pollutants have accentuated thei ... opulation growth have added to pollution deriving from man-made goods. Today's major contributor of air pollution is the automobile. The internal combustion engine burns fossil fuel causing the fuels ...

(17 pages) 578 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air pollution

IntroductionWith the great concern surrounding the destruction of the earth's atmosphere due to air pollution, the immediate and direct harm caused to the human body is often over shadowed. While ... on our bodies.What are the pollutants? And how do they affect our bodies?In order to understand how air pollution affects our body, you must under stand exactly what this pollution is. The pollutants ...

(6 pages) 530 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pollution and prevention

change our ways.There are many forms of pollution, but most of them can be divided into two groups: air and water pollution. Air pollution is one of the more obvious forms of pollution. It is caused b ... he traffic that clogs the roadways, the burning of garbage, and the release of toxic gases into the air by industries. Every year millions of tons of gases and particulates are poured into the atmosph ...

(5 pages) 414 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

South Africa's Energy Outlook

ally means that are negative impacts on the environment. Some of the environmental impacts include, air pollution, land pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, and general aesthetic problems. I p ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Air Polution

Essay presents the problem of air polution as well as a solution and implementation. Very well-organized paper, good sources.Probl ... he privilege of seeing the natural colors of the sun through all the layers of pollution within the air (Dinanike 31)? Not only are beautiful sights such as this hidden behind the pollution this world ... ns and death occurs. What causes pollution? What can we do to prevent it, and get rid of it? Is it fair to the children of the future to have to suffer the consequences that pollution causes? Why not ...

(6 pages) 175 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Enviromentel Pollution

ENTAL POLLUTIONAutomobiles like these are around the world everyday, and their exhaust destroys our air everyday.Our environment is a major aspect of our life today. Many of us don't take our Earth se ... have that theory and they are killing off our Earth and also physically harming themselves from the air they breath and the water they swim in. Our Earth is fragile like a human and people don't know. ...

(5 pages) 261 2 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air pollution

Air PollutionThen the sky turned red,toxins over head,everybodies dead,everybodies dead.(GutterMouth ... 5)In 1948, the industrial town of Donora, Pennsylvaniasuffered 28 deaths because of the thick smog. Air pollution isan ecological problem having to do with toxins in the air.There are a few things the ... having to do with toxins in the air.There are a few things the human race has done to try toprevent air pollution from taking such a serious toll. Two ofthese are the Clean Air Acts and the increased ...

(2 pages) 171 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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

Steps Towards an Ecosociety: Dealing with Air Pollution

Steps Towards an Ecosociety: Dealing with Air PollutionBy: Jonathan RoitmanFor: Dr. RaoCourse: Poli 385/2Due: December 4, 1995This essay ident ... cing humanity today. It will also propose one of the first ideas which could more effectively limit air pollution, Emission Credit Trading. This can be seen as one of the first steps in the developmen ... iderable problems in terms of deciding the most effective and efficient policies to be implemented. Air pollution has become one of the most serious environmental problems here at home, and throughout ...

(14 pages) 383 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Urban Heat Islands

reas. This region of city warmth, known as an urban heat island, can influence the concentration of air pollution. The urban heat island is formed when industrial and urban areas are developed and hea ... el sources, such as home heating units, tend to concentrate in this shallow layer, often making the air unhealthy to breathe.The constant outpouring of pollutants into the environment may actually inf ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Death of a Planet

It's good, but not great -Death of a PlanetAir pollution is a very big problem in the United States. A large part of air pollutioncomes from ca ... car pollution. Onecity is Athens, Greece. In Athens the number of deaths rises on days with greater air pollution.Just breathing the air in Bombay is the same as smoking half a pack of cigarettes a da ... on people in the United States live in areas where the EnvironmentalProtection Agency considers the air to be unhealthy. The American Lung Association says, 'Theunhealthy air leads to 120, 000 deaths ...

(5 pages) 127 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Mortality of the Red Spruce and Fraser Fir in the Appalachians due to Air Pollution

h done on these trees; and the more research that was done the more evidence they found that linked air pollution with the mortality of these trees (Mello 1987). Air pollution is the main reason for t ... is the main reason for tree mortality among the Red Spruce and the Fraser fir. The onset of modern air pollution has caused many problems for the trees in the form of acid deposition, changes in nutr ...

(7 pages) 79 1 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

This essay is about humans and the effect they have made on the natural enviroment

e earth, they have caused a devastating effect on the natural environment. In the past, the earth's air has been polluted, many forests have been destroyed and thousands of animals have become extinct ... oxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, lead, particles and volatile organic compounds. However most of the air pollution comes from the burning of fossil fuels.Petroleum is a commonly burnt fossil fuel as it ...

(1 pages) 166 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Acid rain and the effect it has on our environment

sed to describerainfall that has a pH level of less than 5.6--a pH of 7 being neutral. This form of airpollution is currently a subject of great controversy because of the damage it does tot he enviro ... aggravate a person's ability to breathe and may increase disease possibly leading to death. The repairs on building and monuments can due to acid rain damage can be quite costly. In Westminster, Engl ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How air pollution can affect an individuals health and the causes of air pollution.

esearchers examined participants' health records from 1982 through 1998 and analyzed data on annual air pollution averages in the more than 100 cities in which participants lived.On average, people li ... cigarette smoke.However, the EPA will consider further research as part of its continuing review of air quality standards for particulate matter.

(1 pages) 104 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

David Suzuki's book "From Naked Apes to Superspecies", which deals with environmental issues.

onal and familiar environmental topics including global warming, deforestation, water pollution and air pollution.When I first read this book, I expected it to be more like a textbook than something I ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This is a analytical report with diagrams on expansion of the transport bus system.

st be expanded to more areas so that more residents can ride the bus, decreasing car congestion and air pollution. However, not all residents are for bus expansion.Statement of problemBecause Transfor ... his bus service. When they pay for their own bus service they will be decreasing car congestion and air pollution. We can the show them how the clean air benefits for the entire community can add up a ...

(9 pages) 68 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Con's for snowmobiling in BLM Lands.

extreme high levels of snowmobile use in Yellow Stone national park created such a great amount of air pollution at park gates that the staff had to pump fresh air into gate booths. Not even includin ... to pump fresh air into gate booths. Not even including evidence that the machines damage water and air quality, sounds capes and wild life, their use has been so largely unmonitored. The snowmobiles ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays