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What are the causes of Air Pollution ?
Air pollution is caused mainly by Transportation, fuel combustion in stationary sources, burning of fossil fuels like coal, wood, dry grass, and construction activity. Motor vehicles produce high levels of Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrocarbons (HC) and Nitrogen Oxides (NO). Construction activities, bad roads and burning of fossil fuels are responsible for Dust (particulate matter) Pollution. Residential and Commercial activities also contribute to Air Pollution.
What are the effects of Air Pollution ?
The human health affects due to poor Air Quality. Principally, air pollution affects the body's respiratory system and the cardiovascular system. Though the individual reactions to air pollutants depend on the type of pollutant a person is exposed to, the degree of exposure. Air pollution may cause long term health problems. The health effects caused by air pollutants may range from biochemical and physiological changes like difficulty in breathing, wheezing, coughing and aggravation of existing respiratory and cardiac conditions.
How to reduce Air Pollution ?
You can help to reduce Air Pollution by driving good condition vehicles, walking wherever possible, bicycling, and using mass transit. Stop burning wastes, refusals and dry grass & leaves. Plant trees and avoid purchasing products un-friendly to environment. Support and follow Air Act / Laws. Let us help each other in making cleaner and healthier atmosphere where we live.
What is Fog ?
Fog usually forms at night when the air is too cold to hold all its moisture. When sky is clear the ground gets cold and it then cools the air close to it. This cool air causes condensation and forms water droplets in air. This is a natural phenomena mainly observe in winter season. Fogs are thickest when the air can hold a lot of moisture due to dust pollution.
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