Air Pollution Essay

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“There are about 2 million premature deaths caused each year due to air pollution in cities across the world” (Air Pollution). Every day the average person inhales about 20,000 liters of contaminated air, Such as carbon dioxide and smog (Brimblecombe). These pollutants are released throughout the world’s atmosphere in concentrations that are high enough to cause health problems, which leads to one of the main problems today, and that would be air pollution (Socha). The main cause of air pollution is all of the toxic chemicals that are being released into the air such as cars emitting carbon, to the methane that comes from gas that is emitted by livestock such as cows (Air Pollution). Therefore air pollution is affecting the health of…show more content…
Then one of our counselors had said to us that what causes the stars to twinkle was because the air was dirty. So because of all this smog, and carbon that were release into the air was causing the stars to twinkle. All the pollutants that have been released were affecting the air and we could not see it at all, but the proof was in the stars. In other areas such as Los Angeles and New York the cloud of smog is more noticeable. There are clouds of a hazy brown color that now floats right above the area. Now that’s just something I don’t think anyone enjoys hearing. Air pollution has many affects on our society, and one of the leading causes of it would be from all the contaminants that are set up into the air and is affecting our natural ecosystems. In the questionnaire I asked if they thought that cars were one of the main causes of air pollution (Chan), and about 95 percent of the people said yes. Trees in the rainforests are being destroyed and because of that carbon dioxide is being released into the air. Without trees, it cannot create enough oxygen from the carbon dioxide. All the smog and carbon dioxide that are floating in the air is created because of our supply and demands, and now we have to inhale, all of which polluted the air, until we can do something to stop it. Another way air pollution affects our society is that it is doing harm to our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in cities across the world there are about two

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