Is the air that we are breathing killing us? In this speech, you will learn all that you need to know about air pollution. First, I will give you the causes of air pollution, then I will list the effects of it, and finally I will tell you how we can prevent air pollution.
The average person takes about twenty thousand breaths a day, obviously, air is essential to life. Well imagine that the air that you are breathing may be killing you, many diseases are aggravated by air pollution. Scientists believe that all cities with populations exceeding 50,000 have some degree of air pollution. Burning garbage in open dumps causes air pollution, and it smells bad. Air pollution comes from many different sources. One of the major sources is carbon monoxide, which manly comes from automobiles, but also burning of fossil fuels, CFCs etc. Air pollution does not leave the Earth it all gets trapped up in the atmosphere. This does not bother most people, and they think that it will not harm them. People burn down forests and people burn fossil fuels