Disadvantages Of Carbon Monoxide Pollution

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Air pollution is one of the most common forms of pollution on the planet. A branch of air pollution called Carbon Monoxide pollution is particularly bad for humans and nature. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, tasteless, odorless, and toxic air pollutant that is produced with the incomplete combustion of carbon containing fuels. These fuels include gasoline, oil, wood, and natural gas; with the largest source in the U.S being vehicle emissions. Items in households such as unvented kerosene, gas space heaters, leaking chimneys and gas stoves release CO which can effect air quality indoors. This pollution is bad for the environment and in particular it is bad for people and their ability to breathe and there are many challenges in reducing CO. Some of these challenges include climate change and toxic pollutants. Carbon Monoxide pollution comes from many sources and is hard to control, and the effects on the environment can cause serious bad health issues for people. Carbon monoxide…show more content…
CO pollution does not affect some western countries as much as it effects other places such as Asia and other industrious nations and in increasingly industrial countries like China and India the causes of this pollution outweigh the efforts to reduce it in the rest of the world. Automobiles and factories will continue to be the main cause of CO pollution until we eventually run out of fossil fuels. The effects of CO emissions are still prevalent and the pollution keeps increasing on the daily. Even though there is a lot of pollution the EPA is making new standards for outdoor air that add on to the Clean Air Act, and will eventually reduce the effects of bad air quality. At the end of the day it is our fault for all of the pollution and we are making it harder to control it. With more advances in knowledge about this issue more people can make a

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