Definitions for air pollution
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pollution of the atmosphere
"air pollution reduced the visibility"
The contamination of the atmosphere by noxious gases and particulates.
Air pollution is the introduction into the atmosphere of chemicals, particulates, or biological materials that cause discomfort, disease, or death to humans, damage other living organisms such as food crops, or damage the natural environment or built environment. The atmosphere is a complex dynamic natural gaseous system that is essential to support life on planet Earth. Stratospheric ozone depletion due to air pollution has long been recognized as a threat to human health as well as to the Earth's ecosystems. Indoor air pollution and urban air quality are listed as two of the World’s Worst Toxic Pollution Problems in the 2008 Blacksmith Institute World's Worst Polluted Places report.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
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The steel and mining sectors are in the decline and the air pollution is serious. We need to transform.
Testing for the effects of air pollution emissions in different parts of the world was a very challenging task.
I'm very concerned about my son's health, if the air pollution stays like this, he won't ever be able to leave the house.
Applying for the Winter Olympics will promote the tackling of air pollution in Beijing, and this will be conducive to our bid.
Hebei is enjoying favorable financing support due to its proximity to the capital and the urgency of cleaning up air pollution.
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