• Air Pollution Carbon Monoxide
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    Air Pollution With the great concern surrounding the destruction of the earth's atmosphere due to air pollution, the immediate and direct harm caused to the human body is often over shadowed. While many are aware that our careless use of hazardous chemicals and fossil fuels may leave the planet uninhabitable in the future, most over look the fact that they also cause real damage to our bodies at this moment. Such pollutants cause damage to our respiratory system, leading to the fluctuation of th...
  • The Problems Of Air Pollution
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    The Problems of Air Pollution Problem What causes pollution What can we do to prevent it, and get rid of it Is it fair to the children of the future to have to suffer the consequences that pollution causes Why not take care of the problem now Factory and business owners have the ability to prevent air pollution. Air pollution is the presence of harmful gases, liquids, or solids in the atmosphere. Air pollution, known as smoke pollution for many years, resulted from coal combustion (Hodges 526). ...
  • Air Pollution Pollutants Carbon Cars
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    Air pollution You can't escape from it. Everybody has to breath, and when air isn't clean you health is affected. Air pollution is problem of all of us. You might think that you are healthy because you eat, and do only healthy things, so you cannot be sick, or get cancer, allergies or even die. Everybody is affected by air pollution. At the first, what is air pollution? The air pollution is contamination of air by the discharge of harmful substances. We " ve got many pollutants, which cause air...
  • Air Pollution Carbon Monoxide
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    AIR POLLUTION Some causes of air pollution are Smog, Acid Rain and Nuclear Problems. Smog is a word that describes a mixture of smoke and fog. In some places you are advised to stay indoors when smog is bad. One of these places is Mexico City in Mexico. It has some the worst air pollution in the world. If you were to fly over Mexico City, you would be able to see the smog hanging over the city. As you were landing you would be able to smell and see the smog in side the airplane. Common air poll...
  • Carbon Monoxide People Cspc Levels
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    The Invisible Killer Nearly three hundred people in the United States alone, die from the poisonous gas called carbon monoxide every year. Several thousand others go to hospital emergency rooms for treatment of this serious adverse dormant gas every year as well (CSPC 466). Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, tasteless, odorless, latent gas produced by the incomplete burning of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels (CPSC 464). Appliances fueled with natural gas, coal, liquefied petroleum oil, kerosen...
  • Carbon Monoxide Cars Fuel Air
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    Car Pollution Driving a car is the most polluting act an average citizen commits. Emissions from cars is going up in Canada and the US despite attempts to make engines more fuel-efficient. The main reason is that cars are getting bigger and pick-up trucks and sport / utility vehicles replacing smaller, lighter cars. The average new vehicle in 1998 consumed more fuel than its counterpart in 1988. Exhaust from engines combine to produce adverse effects on the health of drivers and all other people...
  • Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Monoxide Daycare Furnace
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    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Imagine that it is the first really cold night of the winter season. You begin to feel a chill in the house so you decide it's time to turn on the furnace. So you get up out of your chair and adjust the thermometer. After a while you notice that it has not really warmed up much in the house. So you decide to check it again just as soon as you get something for this awful headache that just came on. But, as you get up out of your chair you almost fall over because you a...
  • Economy Car Suv Vehicle Vehicles
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    Roughly ten years ago the modern, trendy vehicle of the day became the sport utility vehicle (SUV), and still the SUV craze is hitting America full force with its promising features and seemingly all-around versitality. But are these vehicles as benign as they seem? In truth, these SUV's are a major gas consumer, a waste, and a major pollutant to the environment. One of every four vehicles sold in America today is a sport utility vehicle. While 90% of these vehicles never travel on off road terr...
  • Carbon Monoxide Smoking Smoke Cigarette
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    The hazards of smoking Smoking cigarettes is very hazardous to the health of smokers and the health of the people around them. Many people die because of inhaling cigarette smoke every year. Some of the harmful ingredients in cigarette smoke are nicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. Nicotine is addictive. It is also one of the most dangerous chemicals in cigarette tobacco. Nicotine begins to effect the a smoker s blood pressure, the flow of blood from their heart, their heart beat, and breathing ...
  • Catalytic Converters Converter Gas Air
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    Introduction Catalytic converters are an integral part of converting much of the pollution that comes out of a car's exhaust. Almost every car since the year 1970 has come with a catalytic converter in order to reduce harmful emissions. I chose to explain the function and chemistry behind the catalytic converter because I have an interest in cars and I wanted to know more about them. Background In order to understand how catalytic converters work, one must understand that air and fuel burn in a ...
  • Carbon Monoxide Gas Symptoms Detectors
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    Imagine a killer perfect enough to travel through the corridors of your home completely undetectable to the eye of its prey. It can't be heard, can't be smelled, and before you or anyone in your household realizes that something is wrong, it could already be too late. Over ten thousand people fall victim to carbon monoxide poisoning and over one thousand five hundred die per year of this gas so deadly, it is referred to as the "silent killer" ("What Is Carbon Monoxide?" ). Carbon monoxide, or CO...
  • Catalytic Converters Converter Reaction Carbon
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    Catalytic Converters Notice when a vehicle drives by nowadays, that it is so much quieter than those loud oldies that pour out the blue smoke. Ever wonder just what is underneath a vehicle that makes the new ones so much cleaner. It is called a catalytic converter. The main function of a catalytic converter is to decrease pollution emitted from a vehicles exhaust. The concept behind this is to add a catalyst and force a reaction between the automobile's exhaust and oxygen in the converter. To se...
  • Speech On Air Pollution
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    The topic I have chosen for today is something we all take for granted... the air. Most of us hardly ever think about it. It's just something we take for granted. But the air we breathe carries pollutants that can be bad for our health. People with sensitivities, like those who have asthma, or the elderly, and also athletes are especially vulnerable to unhealthy levels of air pollution. There are many kinds of air pollution. The ones I want to talk about are the ozone, acid rain, carbon monoxid...
  • Air Pollution Combustion Hodges Gas
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    Problem The first thing people see, in the morning, when they walk outside is the sky or the colored sun. Is this world giving us the privilege of seeing the natural colors of the sun through all the layers of pollution within the air (Dina nike 31)? Not only are beautiful sights such as this hidden behind the pollution this world causes everyday, but an increase in diseases, infections and death occurs. What causes pollution? What can we do to prevent it, and get rid of it? Is it fair to the ch...
  • Air Pollution Needs To Be Stopped
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    Factory and business owners have the ability to prevent air pollution. The government should take action, requiring equipment to cut down on hydrocarbons in the atmosphere. The little spent regulating equipment used in factories can go a long way saving billions on health problems and other related issues. Background Over 150 million people in the United States live in areas where the Environmental Protection Agency considers the air to be unhealthy. Air pollution is the presence in the atmosphe...
  • Car Pollution Carbon Dioxide
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    Since the invention of the automobile, man has put on this earth millions upon millions of cars. These automobiles that we so frequently use, are now polluting the environment we live in. Our cars are now the single greatest contributors of poisonous gases in our environment today. These poisonous gases not only take their toll on the environment, but they also have a harmful affect on our lives as well. These gases create many serious environmental problems, which in turn affect the health of a...
  • Discussion On Organic Compounds
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    Organic compounds are the basis of life on earth. The purpose of this discussion is research the importance of these compounds that make up life on earth. A wide variety of classes of substances, such as drugs, vitamins, plastics, natural and synthetic fibers, as well as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, consist of organic molecules. Organic chemists determine the structures of organic molecules, study their various reactions, and develop procedures for the synthesis of organic compounds. The a...
  • Air Pollution And Its Effects
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    Pollution is one of the most worrying problems of our time. This problem surfaced during the industrial revolution. The great industrial revolution brought about many positive changes to the world; better transportation, cheaper products, and a better life. However, with it's riches came the price, pollution. At the beginning of the industrial revolution, no one paid any attention to the problem of pollution. As the science, progressed people started to realize this problem. Air pollution arise...
  • Air Pollution Problem Gas Hodges Combustion
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    Problem The first thing people see, in the morning, when they walk outside is the sky or the colored sun. Is this world giving us the privilege of seeing the natural colors of the sun through all the layers of pollution within the air (Dinanike 31)? Not only are beautiful sights such as this hidden behind the pollution this world causes everyday, but an increase in diseases, infections and death occurs. What causes pollution? What can we do to prevent it, and get rid of it? Is it fair to the chi...
  • Automobile Emission Pollution Carbon Monoxide
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    Pollution from automobile emissions has become over the past few decades an issue of great concern. With a growing number of motor vehicles on our roads great concern has been attributed to the effects of these emissions to our health and to the environment. Several of the gases emitted, which when present in certain concentrations in our atmosphere can be toxic, therefor these ultimate concentrations must never be achieved. Strict legislation as well as sophisticated control technology has been...