The Consequences of Air Pollution Essay

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Introduction The environmental issue that I’ve chosen is air pollution. Air Pollution is a huge environmental issue not only in the United States but all over the world. I picked this issue because of the affect that it has on our entire world. This is a highly important issue that people should be aware of because of the huge effect it has on practically everyone. In my essay I will address what air pollution is and how it starts, I will talk about which cities have high pollution verses cities with low pollution, what’s being done to change, and the affect it has on humans, animals, and our earth. Background What do you think is the world’s largest cause of preventable deaths? Smoking? Poor diet? Blood pressure? It’s air …show more content…
Most of the United States most polluted cities are most of the States capitals around the U.S. A lot of the smaller cities do not face a lot of issues with air pollution because they aren’t manufacturing as much as the big cities, and of course the population is much smaller than the population of the big cities in the United States.
Outside of the U.S. Not only is air pollution a really big issue in the United States of America, but it is also an issue all around the world. The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2010 report found that more than half the population of the U.S. lives with dangerous pollution levels. (MNN Holding Company 2014) Although that is said, other countries are even worse than the United States! Some of the other countries that have really bad air pollution are, Saudi Arabia, Senegal which is in Africa, Pakistan, Botswana which is mostly covered by the desert, and Mongolia which had over 1 million deaths due to air pollution. The United States is not in the top ten of highest air pollution in the world, so there are many other countries that are much worse with air pollution than the U.S.
Worldly affect Air pollution is just altogether such a huge threat to our world and the people that are living in it. A lot needs to be done all around the world to make it a cleaner and safe place. All these changes need to start

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