Air

China’s Dangerous Smog Seen from Space

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Heavy smog has shrouded much of eastern China, and air quality levels have been dropped to extremely dangerous levels. The heavy smog is caused by industrial pollution, coal and agricultural burning, and has been trapped by the mountains to the west and wind patterns. The thick haze of smog is clearly visible as the murky…

Air Pollution

Air Pollution

This video provides many pictures of the effects of air pollution and some general facts pay through out the video i created this for a school presentation to visually enforce the effects of air pollution. NAME OF THE SONG IS: SUMMER – Overture Clint Mansell/Kronos Quartet Tweet

Air pollution from coal-fired power plants

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Air pollution from coal-fired power plants is large and varied and contributes to a significant number of negative environmental and health effects. When coal is burned to generate electricity, the combustion releases a combination of toxic chemicals into the environment, and thus the human body. A November 2009 report on the effects of coal by…

Every breath we take – air quality in Europe

Every breath we take – air quality in Europe

Air pollution harms human health and the environment. Over the past decades emissions of various air pollutants have decreased substantially in Europe. However, air pollutant concentrations are still too high, and air quality problems persist. Tweet