Axia College Material
Air Pollution Chart
After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow:
|Issue |Sources |Health/Environmental Effects |
|Carbon dioxide (CO2) |Carbon Oxides |Affects Global Warming |
|Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) |Human Made Pollutant |Allows more solar UV to reach the Earth’s surface ...view middle of the document...
Note: Some pollutants may not have direct health effects.
Choose one of the following atmospheric issues: air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and acid deposition. Then, respond to the following:
• What air pollutants combine and contribute to this issue?
Carbon dioxide and ground level ozone are two major issues that affect Global Warming.
• Briefly describe the health and environmental problems caused by the selected atmospheric issue.
Global warming is an issue that affects the climate of the earth. It can cause major problems for the earth’s environment. Global warming is a threat to all living things because of the significant changes that it can cause in the temperature and climate. If all the ice thaws, it will definitely create problems for many living things.
• Provide one key solution to help either reduce the effects or recover from the effects of the selected issue.
Lately Global Warming has become a major issue and a lot of people have started taking steps towards solving or preventing this problem. Individuals can recycle, drive less, use less plastic, and use environmentally friendly cleaning supplies. There are so many things that can be done to reduce the effects of Global Warming.