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Remedies for air pollution

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Definition of Remedies for air pollution

Pollution is now a common place term that our ears are attuned to. Pollution can be categorized as Indoor as well as outdoor.

More About Remedies for air pollution

  • Main causes of Indoor Air Pollution are due to the fact that 75% of rural homes use Biomass fuel like wood, crop residue and dunk cake
  • Smoke emanating from these pollutants result in air pollution
  • Main causes of Outdoor air pollution are: Vehicle emissions, industrial pollution, dust from construction debris, burning of municipal garbage, burning of fossil fuels like coal & diesel
  • The largest offenders in the global warming problem as a result of air pollution are Cars and Power plants
  • The effects of Air Pollution are: Waste dumping in water bodies like lakes, oceans or rivers result in water borne diseases like Diarrhea
  • Diarrhea is the result of drinking unsafe water, inadequate sanitation & poor hygiene
  • With rise in air pollution, respiratory diseases like Asthma, Bronchitis are increasing
  • Indoor air pollution is most important cause of Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Burning of fossil fuels like coal & diesel do result in slowdown in rice harvest
  • Air pollution has become a modern day global warming issue
  • Air pollution can further be classified into two sections- Visible air pollution and invisible air pollution

Remedies

  • Planting more and more trees to have balance in eco-system
  • To have check on deforestation
  • Spray on waste dumps, recycling of garbage waste
  • To make viable use of latest scientific techniques etc
  • Need of the hour is that the Pollution Control and Civil services must keep pace with ever increasing air-pollution
  • Help of the NGO's and voluntary organizations will be a blessing in disguise to rescue the cause and to save society
  • Encourage people to use more and more public modes of transportation to reduce pollution.try to make use of car pooling
  • Switch off fans and lights when you are going out to conserve energy
  • Do not throw away items that we no longer use. Jars can be stored and used again
  • Clean energy technologies like solar, wind and geothermal are on high these days
  • Governments of various countries have been providing grants to consumers who are interested in installing solar panels for their home
  • CFL lights consume less electricity as against their counterparts. They live longer, consume less electricity, lower electricity bills and also help you to reduce pollution by consuming less energy
  • Make use of such energy efficient devices
  • Understand the concept of reduce, reuse and recycle
  • Air Pollution is one of the larger mirrors of man’s follies, and a challenge we need to overcome to see a tomorrow