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In 10-15 lines critically discuss 5 ways in which the human or environmental problem impacts on the cimmunity by pollution.provide relevant sources to support your claims.
Weegy: Smog hanging over cities is the most familiar and obvious form of air pollution. But there are different kinds of pollution?some visible, some invisible?that contribute to global warming. [ [ Generally any substance that people introduce into the atmosphere that has damaging effects on living things and the environment is considered air pollution. Carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, is the main pollutant that is warming Earth. Though living things emit carbon dioxide when they breathe, carbon dioxide is widely considered to be a pollutant when associated with cars, planes, power plants, and other human activities that involve the burning of fossil fuels such as gasoline and natural gas. In the past 150 years, such activities have pumped enough carbon dioxide into the atmosphere to raise its levels higher than they have been for hundreds of thousands of years. Other greenhouse gases include methane?which comes from such sources as swamps and gas emitted by livestock?and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which were used in refrigerants and aerosol propellants until they were banned because of their deteriorating effect on Earth's ozone layer. Another pollutant associated with climate change is sulfur dioxide, a component of smog. Sulfur dioxide and closely related chemicals are known primarily as a cause of acid rain. But they also reflect light when released in the atmosphere, which keeps sunlight out and causes Earth to cool. Volcanic eruptions can spew massive amounts of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere, sometimes causing cooling that lasts for years. In fact, volcanoes used to be the main source of atmospheric sulfur dioxide; today people are. ] ] (More)
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In 10-15 lines critically discuss 5 ways in wich the human or environmental problem impacts on the community by pollution.provide relevent sources to support your claims
Weegy: Alcohol abuse,poverty,peer pressure,unemployment,tenage pregnancyand lack of knowledge Sulphur dioxide produced in other countries causes acid rain, and poor light levels, and in big cities (More)
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Name 2 institutions or cummunity organisations that are involved in supporting or giving redress to the pollution. Explaib how these organizations are involved in providing a safe and healthy environment?
Weegy: Red Cross and the Who are two User: Name two institutions/community organizations that are involved in supporting or giving redress to these disaster. (More)
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