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Chinas Air Pollution
Chinas Air Pollution Ana Tapia
Importance of AirOther planets have sunlight, but the Earth is the only planet we know that has air and water. Without air and water, the Earth would be unable to sustain life.
A diverse community of plant and animal life has thrived on this planet for millions of years, sustained by the sun and supported by the soil, water and most importantly air.
What is air pollution ?Air pollution occurs when the air contains gases, dust, fumes or odor in harmful amountsAir pollutants mainly occur as a result of gaseous discharges from industry and motor vehicles. There are also natural sources such as wind-blown dust and smoke from fires.PollutantsPrimarySecondary
Where is it happening?CHINA
Vehicles exhausts Excess coal consumptionConstruction site dust
How does it affect life on earth?Pollution in china:Some forms of air pollution create global problems, such as upper atmosphere ozone depletion and global warming. These problems are very complex, and require international cooperative efforts to find solutions.
Problems with Chinas air pollution
It is being ignoredSicknessesCancersKidsNo future generation
China's economy has skyrocketed, but at a price. Power plants, factories and heavy industries are all belching out black, dirty air, at the cost of our health and our environment.
Solutions to Chinas Air pollution. Air pollution is a severe problem, costing China billions of dollars each year in lost productivity and health expensesEnd root causesThese problems are very complex, and require international cooperative efforts to find solutions.
Control the PMAnd supposing if the four cities effectively controlled PM2.5 levels and had met WHO air quality guidelines in 2012, the number of premature deaths would have decreased by at least 81%, while the economic benefits of reducing these premature deaths in the four cities would amount to 875 million USD.Short termTake air quality into consideration when conducting environmental assessments for major projects; for example, flyovers and highways should be far away from residential areas