Fianl Paper: Migration Stratergies
Submitted By tbboo1
Migration Strategies and Solutions
The atmosphere is full of many pollutants that affect our health. Air pollution has been a problem for a very long time. No one really seems to think that the little things that they do hurt the air that we breathe. We deal with pollutants inside and outside of the home. Some are self-made and others due to nature, or natures creatures. Every day, the average person inhales about 20,000 liters of air. Every time we breathe, we risk inhaling dangerous chemicals that have found their way into the air. Air pollution includes all contaminants found in the atmosphere. These dangerous substances can be either in the form of gases or particles. Air pollution can be found both outdoors and indoors. Pollutants can be trapped inside buildings, causing indoor pollution that lasts for a long time (Library.thinkquest.org).
The biggest source of air pollution comes from fossil fuels, burning power plants and automobiles. These two contribute to about 90% of the pollution that is in the air. Too many vehicles and factories that run off of fossil fuels omit so much pollution that it create health problems for people, or make existing health problems worse. Even the chemicals that we use to clean our homes or wash our cars release toxins in the air that pollute the atmosphere. Cars give of lots of pollutants due to gas consumption and if the car is not kept up, the engine release old oils or burning wires that will hurt the respiratory system.
There are many things that help to contribute to the cause of our atmospheric problems. The car that you drive to work, school, or to drop off the kids every weekday to school. Even cities that have trains and subways can cause air pollution. These are nonliving pollutants and they are found everywhere and used by most people. Volcanoes can…...