Adverse Health Effects
According to the World Health Organization, 7 million premature deaths are caused by air pollution. Air pollution has been linked to diseases and conditions like:
- heart disease
- lung disease (COPD)
- lung cancer
- respiratory infections
Who's to Blame?
Both human and natural activities cause air pollution:
- Household products and product ingredients can pollute indoor air.
- Many types of common industrial activity can cause polluted outdoor air
- Volcanos, forest fires, dust storms, and plant pollen also can cause polluted outdoor air.