H A B I T A T INTL. Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 279-292, 1995
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Sustainable Development and the Construction Industry*
ROBIN SPENCE and HELEN MULLIGANt
Cambridge University, UK and tCambridge...
Many cities are notorious for their dangerously high levels of air pollution and the resulting health issues, such as asthma and emphysema. Summer heat and vehicle emissions are just a few of the contributing factors that increase air pollution levels. However, healthy trees planted effectively alon...
Air pollution is indication of disturbances to the composition of compounds in the atmosphere, as it may be summarized as shown:
* excess emission of gases/vapors into atmosphere
* saturation of chemical compounds/particulates
* rate of dissipation < (smaller than) rate of absorptio...
The current vehicles that are powered by gasoline pollute, but as technologies improve and the human way of life changes alternatively powered vehicles enter the automotive industry. These vehicles developed to achieve better gas mileage and to help slow the production of the gasses that cause Globa...
Advantage and Disadvantage of Technology
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal or perform a specific function. T...
Running head: Air Pollution and Automobiles
Air Pollution and Automobiles
February 22, 2010
The automobiles that we travel in everyday play a vital role in our lives. They get us around from one place to another on a daily basis. The U.S. Envi...
Air Pollution in California
In the 1940's California was supporting a population of seven million people and contained 2.8 million registered vehicles. Within the next twenty years the population more than doubled to reach 16 million while the number of registered vehicles all but tripled increa...
Air Pollution in Mexico City
Title: Air Pollution in Mexico City
General information about the problem: As the vehicle population reached more than 700 million, numerous cities experiencing rapid industrialization started to suffer from air pollut...
• Higher exposures
✓ Living close to traffic
✓ Roadside occupations
✓ Small and medium scale industries
✓ Use of solid fuels for cooking
• More susceptible
✓ Poor nutrition / immunosuppression
✓ Higher inc...
Air Pollution, addition of harmful substances to the atmosphere resulting in damage to the environment, human health, and quality of life. One of many forms of pollution, air pollution occurs inside homes, schools, and offices; in cities; across continents; and even globally. Air p...
HK's air pollution is affecting its position as a financial hub and a tourist destination
Ask any of the Hong Kong residents. There is no surprise to hear them saying the smog hiding Hong Kong’s once blue skies has been getting thicker over the last decade. Indeed, Bloomberg recently...
ADVANTAGE AND DISADVANTAGE OF CREDITS CARDS
Advantages | Disadvantages |
Convenience--Credit cards can save you time and trouble--no searching for an ATM or keeping cash on-hand. | Overuse--Revolving credit makes it easy to spend beyond your means. |
Record keeping--Credit card statements can...
STRATEGIC APPROACH TO REDUCING VEHICLE EMISSIONS IN NIGERIA: ROLE OF FLEET OPERATORS.
BEING A LECTURE PRESENTED BY ENGR. BG IBRAHIM fwc ACM (SED) AT SAFETY MANAGERS TRAINING PROGRAMME AT FRSC ACADEMY, JOS ON THE 28TH AUGUST,2009.
1. In developed and developing countries, the h...
PRACTICE 2: Fill in the blanks with given words.
First of all - Firstly
In addition - Moreover - Furthermore
Control of Air Pollution
Air pollution has profound impact in the global ecosystem changing climatic conditions, causing ill effects on health and endangering monuments and life. Sources of air pollution include sulphur oxides and nitrogen oxides from industries, carbon...
Informative speech about air pollution.
Informative Speech about air pollution
Topic: Air pollution
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about two causes and one effect of air pollution.
Central Idea: The main two causes of air pollution and an effect of it in human body....
Introduction to Air Pollution
Air pollution is the presence of foreign substances in the atmosphere, emitted by industries and motor vehicles that cause damage to living organisms.
Air pollution characteristics
Air pollution characteristics in a particular region are influenced by:...
Advantage and Disadvantage of AEC
1 Business of Tourism in Thai will grow: Because Thai is the center of the AEC according on geographic then Thailand will be the main hub for travelling though other country
2Economic Growth: more opportunity for each country because of the bigger size...
Save the ailing Earth from vehicular pollution
Environmental pollution is one of the most serious problems facing humanity and other life forms on our planet today. Since the rise of the advancement of awkward prepositional phrasing technology, pollution had already started its harm as well; awk...