Effects of Air Pollution on the Environment

The presence of one or more harmful gases in the atmosphere is known as air pollution. Apart from these, solid particles like dust also pollute the air. There are various effects of Air pollution on the environment.


Effects of Air Pollution on the Environment


  • The increase of gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen dioxide, and chlorofluorocarbons traps the Earth’s heat leading to global warming.
  • Global warming can have a number of effects on our environment. It may result in the melting of ice in temperate regions.
  • Global warming also increases the rate of evaporation of surface water. This may result in soil erosion and the destruction of natural vegetation.
  • It may also lead to flooding, erosion, and salt formation in the deltas.

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Types of Pollution

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Effects of Pollution

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Abatement of Pollution

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