The Problem Of Air Pollution

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As Vice President Al Gore has said, “Today we're dumping 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the environment, and tomorrow we will dump more, and there is no effective worldwide response. Until we start sharply reducing global-warming pollution, I will feel that I have failed”. One of the if not biggest problems facing our society today is pollution. Not any particular pollution such as air, water, soil etc. but collectively pollution is a big problem facing our society today. It doesn’t help that there are so many ways of polluting this world such as mixing fumes and chemicals in the air or water It’s hard to reduce or manage things like that considering: everything today runs off of natural gases, getting energy uses fumes from power plants and people just spilling waste into the ocean all just aren’t good things. Even though in the world all pollutions are a big factor the one I’ll just be looking at is air pollution.
Looking at pollutions around the world one of the biggest problems is air pollution and why would it be? We breathe it in everyday it is one of our necessities to living in this world but it is one of the easiest things to pollute with everything that we do nowadays since we do things such as drive cars, get energy from power plants, and just goods and services we buy. According to Cleaner and Greener a normal American family produces these air pollutants in a year: 85 tons of Climate Change pollution (CO2), 325 pounds of Ozone Pollution

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