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Axia College Material Appendix D Air Pollution Chart After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow: Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) Primary air pollutants Human sources, such as wood and gas stoves, automobile exhaust, tobacco smoke, and gasoline powered equipment (generators, lawn mowers, etc.). Health effects : fatigue in healthy people, impaired vision and coordination, dizziness, headaches, confusion, and nausea. Fatal at higher concentrations. Environmental effects : rising global temperatures, precipitation changes, climate changes, all causing trickle effects on glacier melt, thawing of permafrost, changes in growing seasons, and planet shifts. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Primary air pollutants Human sources, such as chemicals used in refrigeration, aerosol sprays, and cleaning solvents. Health effects : Excessive exposure may affect the brain, eyes, heart, kidney, liver, pancreas, reproductive system, and skin. However, there are no direct health effects. Environmental effects
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