Common environmental studies questions are about Air Quality Index (AQI)and air pollution. Air quality and air pollution are related, so this article focuses on the AQI.
Sometimes it’s valuable to read interesting air pollution facts in a list, rather than as prose. This list is just a start on the long list of facts to share, mostly scary facts.
Urban air quality varies around the globe. It’s effected by geography, weather patterns, transportation, and industry. Watch for the effects of urban air quality on your health.
Driving cars effects more than air quality. Car pollution statistics point to ground pollution, resource reduction (mining and petroleum products), and health issues as other problems derived from out motorized society. Air quality is an important reason to pay attention to car pollution, but there are other reasons too.
Have you noticed the air pollution decrease in your area? Maybe or maybe not. But the press makes enough noise about poor air quality, even if you had noticed the improved air quality, you’d be fooled into thinking fresh air is on the endangered species list. The EPA is working hard to get air improved […]
Are Mt. Kilimanjaro’s glaciers melting because of the greenhouse effect or car pollution? It’s hard to say, but it sure makes sense that they play a roll in the changing climate we see around the world. Part of the problem with this discussion is that we don’t really understand all the ramifications of the greenhouse […]
Air quality is negatively impacted in many ways, but car pollution is one of the worst offenders. We recognize air pollution when we see it, but what about when it can’t be seen? It’s still a problem, and maybe even a bigger problem than smog. Since car pollution is one of the biggest sources of […]
Sierra Pacific Industries and air quality are closely connected because of their forest management. Trees not only provide habitat for wildlife, but they also create ecosystems that encourage other vegetation to grow and flourish. The trees, and the other vegetation, clean air of pollutants. When you remove a natural forest habitat and replace it with […]
Air quality instruments are for those with health concerns. You need to measure indoor air quality to determine what actions you need to take to improve the air quality. Air pollution is a common concern, but there are other environmental concerns to pay attention to as well, like temperature, humidity and radon levels.
The air quality index is a great tool for evaluating what the pollution hazards are for a particular area on a particular day. If you live in a polluted town or city, you may want to track the air quality so you can determine how much time to spend outside. If you are considering a […]