Air Pollution

Health and Environmental Effects of Air Pollution

Air pollution is the world’s largest killer and responsible for thousands of deaths worldwide every year. Carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, ozone, particulate matter, lead and PM 2.5 are the major contributors to indoor air pollution. Air pollution is the result of combustion from space heating, industrial and vehicular emission, which causes and exacerbates several diseases such as asthma

Diseases Caused Due to Air Pollution

Air pollution leaves a serious impact on human health. Prolonged exposure to indoor air pollution leads to a number of health problems. Poor indoor air quality affects your lungs and respiratory systems. The people working and living near the source of air pollutants, for instance, places that have high industrial and vehicular emissions, are mostly exposed to the harmful effects