Tag: air pollution

  • Happy Mother’s Day

    Happy Mother’s Day

    Protect the mother of all mothers- the planet Earth. Respect her abundance and beauty. Respect her clam and patience. It is our utmost duty to see that the destruction stops, more and more people join the drive of saving the climate and the planet. Let us take a pledge today to initiate a cultural change…

  • Ozone -Good Up High, Bad Nearby

    Ozone -Good Up High, Bad Nearby

    OZONE: Ozone is a colourless gas made up of three oxygen atoms. Ozone is not emitted directly into the air but is formed through chemical reactions between natural and man-made emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the presence of sunlight. These gaseous compounds mix in the ambient, or outdoor air, and when they…

  • Air Pollution-II. Particulate Matter

    Air Pollution-II. Particulate Matter

    PM stands for particulate matter (also called particle pollution): It is the sum of all solid particles and liquid droplets found suspended in the air. These complex mixtures include both organic ( mainly natural hydrocarbons and synthetic organic compounds) and inorganic particles( usually heavy metal elements like lead and mercury and other toxic non-HC compounds), dust,…

  • Air Pollution-I

    Air Pollution-I

    Air pollution is a change in the physical, chemical and biological characteristic of air that causes adverse effects on humans and other organisms. The ultimate result is a change in the natural environment and/or ecosystem. The substances that are responsible for causing air pollution are called air pollutants. These air pollutants can be either natural…

  • Air pollution: Be gingerly about life

    Air pollution: Be gingerly about life

    I am not able to live in peace for the last couple of days as the news of severe air pollution in Delhi has broken out. The particulate matters are there much beyond a dangerous level. Smog has engulfed the entire area of Delhi, vehicles are running with their headlights on in the daytime. Children…

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