January 17

Air Pollution Hurts

Shanghai Puxi Skyline

foggy air pollution

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Imagine This You’re walking to school in China and there’s just smoke everywhere and you actually have to wear a mask to school so you don’t breath in the bad air,you can’t even see anything theres so much air pollution. Disgusting. In fact, about 2 million people die of air pollution a year! We need to stop air pollution. Air pollution is bad for your health, it damages our property, and causes acid rain.

 

people in china wearing masks, so they dont breath in the air pollution.

people in china wearing masks, so they dont breath in the air pollution.

Air pollution is bad for your health and can  even give you diseases. Air pollution can make you sick. It causes cancer and EVEN death. About two million people die from air pollution each year and in fact in 2012,  seven million died from air pollution! If you are around air pollution it will make your nose and eyes burn. Air pollution makes it hard to breath and that’s why people in China often wear masks. China is the most unhealthy country in the world and makes the most air pollution after the United States which is second.

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Air pollution causes acid rain. Acid rain is caused when the  chemical reaction happens between sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides meet and these 2 chemicals are in air pollution. Acid rain makes it hard to breath and causes health issues. If you breath in acid rain/drink/eat it can cause permanent lung damage. Acid rain is actually what causes to damage a lot of our properties.

 

Air pollution damages are community including plants, buildings,and animals. Air pollution damages buildings and how is because of the acid rain that air pollution creates and you will learn more about that later.  Air pollution also damages rivers and lakes. Air pollution also kills animals. It also damages crops,plants,etc.

 

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But, still without factories theres a lot of things we couldn’t make or without the cars that cause air pollution we wouldn’t have a very good way of transportation. But yet if we don’t end air pollution soon it could destroy our earth! Air pollution causes health issues, destroys are property, causes acid rain, and will kill our earth!

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Posted January 17, 2015 by ELLIOT in category Student Posts

1 thoughts on “Air Pollution Hurts

  1. Rebecca

    Way to go Elliot! I appreciate your blog because controlling air pollution is critically important for the future of our planet! Everyone needs to be aware of this issue, and do whatever they can to help stop air pollution.

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