Humanity and the Weather

Air Pollution

What are the sources of air pollution?

Air pollution can be in the form of either a gas or an aerosol, and it can either be anthropogenic (man-made) or natural. Man-made sources of pollution include factories, cars, motorcycles, ships, incinerators, wood and coal burning, oil refining, chemicals, consumer product emissions like aerosol sprays and fumes from paint, methane from garbage in landfills, and pollution from nuclear and biological weapons production and testing.


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