Archive | Air Pollution

Air Pollution in Kathmandu

Air pollution in Kathmandu has reached critical conditions. Because of its bowl shape and being surrounded by mountains, pollutants created by exhaust fumes from vehicles and industry get trapped. People can wear masks when they are outside, but that only helps a little. Air pollution controls and programs are under way, but it will take […]

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Main Cause of Air Pollution

The main cause of air pollution is particulates and gasses that aren’t intended to be in the air, at least not in the concentration we create. Filtering exhaust stacks will help clean up air pollution, but attitudes need to change too. Changing how we do things will go a long way to creating clean air.

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Air Pollution Solutions

Air pollution solutions abound. Some require an investment to retrofit existing equipment to change from high-polluting to low-polluting equipment. Some solutions require changing your approach to life and industry. While others require different choices in what you buy. Clean air is vital to life, Do your part to clean it up.

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Preventing Air Pollution

Preventing air pollution is everyone’s responsibility. Every little step adds up and leads to cleaner air today and in the future. Consider alternative fuels for heating your home and office, for transportation, and for manufacturing. Solar energy is a good source in some areas, while tidal or wind energy is good in other areas. Combining […]

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Pollution Controls

Air pollution in Kathmandu has reached critical conditions. Because of its bowl shape and being surrounded by mountains, pollutants created by exhaust fumes from vehicles and industry get trapped. People can wear masks when they are outside, but that only helps a little. Air pollution controls and programs are under way, but it will take […]

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Air Pollution Control

Air pollution control has helped improved air quality during the last twenty to thirty years, but more control is needed. Indoor air quality has decreased through the years, something better controls could help improve. Some aspects of outdoor air quality are also worse, again, something air pollution controls could help change. With a combination of […]

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What is Air Pollution?

Watching beautiful sunsets can raise the question of “what is air pollution” by you and others. Sometimes it’s as simple as dust and smoke blown in from surrounding areas, but most of the time it’s a mixture of particulates and gasses created by our lifestyle. Our lifestyle includes industry, transportation, and energy consumption to live […]

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Air Pollution Causes

Thinking about air pollution causes will help you figure out ways to clean your surroundings. Pollution is a fairly simple response to “abundant living”, so fairly simple changes can help clean the air we breathe. Not knowing or understanding the balance of nature also contributes to air pollution. Trees and other plants help clean air […]

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