Air Pollution In Nigeria

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(c) Industrial activities world-wide contributes much to air pollution. Production of such things like motor vehicle, engine of all kinds, equipment like war weapons and which a times call for testing them at open places cause air pollution. The heavy duty engine use in manufactory companies which aid in the work of production of other machines pollutes the air often and thereby cause serious environmental issue that cause a lot of ill-health to human beings. The failure of Nigeria Government to produce or serve the citizens with the steady electricity light has virtually contributed to air pollution as the alternative power supply both at homes and our industries has led to the universal production of numerous generators which is considered…show more content…
From the early 1970’s, the economy of Nigeria to an oil based economy. There was the oil boom from 1973 – 1978 and the economy of Nigeria prospered. The impact of finding of oil overtook every of Nigeria, especially these in power. The government of the day focused more to the positive side than the negative, and the devastating impact of such an action is still being felt. Therefore, oil pollution is another area that could be considered dangerous to health, even though it is majorly centered water and environmental pollution, it equally contributes to air pollution as machines are used of the refinery to refine the crude part of it. THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION IN HUMAN HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT. As we have been noted above that air pollution has an adverse effects to both human and environment, the following explained bellow are the identified effects:- Air pollution can harm human beings when it accumulates in the air in high enough concentrations. People who are exposed to high enough levels of certain air pollutants may experience the followings:- • Irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat. • Wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and breathing…show more content…
This “greenhouse effect” keeps the Earth’s temperature stable. Unfortunately, evidence is mounting that humans have disturbed this natural balance by producing large amounts of some of these greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide and methane. As a result, the Earth’s atmosphere appears to be trapping more of the sun’s heat, causing the Earth’s average temperature to rise - a phenomenon known as global warming. Many scientists believe that global warming could have significant impacts on human health, agriculture, water resources, forests, wildlife, and coastal

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