Acid Rain Speech

Acid Rain Speech - earth is to reduce the sources, car and...

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Acid Rain Speech Acid rain was first identified in 1852 by an English chemist named Robert Angus Smith. He had suggested that this may have been due to the emissions from factories which burned coal. His views were obviously not taken seriously since we continued releasing toxins into the atmosphere. We face many problems which resulted from acid rain. There are still some lakes and rivers struggling to recover from the extreme acidity. Acid rain has killed many animals and organisms living both on land and in water. Acid rain affects humans as well. This is a cycle, which involves the release of toxics into the atmosphere and then brings it back to earth, damaging the environment. Technology has created this problem, and now the only way to reduce the amount of acid rain that falls to
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Unformatted text preview: earth is to reduce the sources, car and factory emissions. Acid rain has negatively impacted humans. Breathing and lung problems in children and adults who have asthma and in children have been linked to acid air pollution. Everything that we eat, drink, and breathe has at one time come in contact with acid deposits. People are still not taking environmental problems seriously. If the environment is altered so will everything that interacts with it. More effort should be put into removing the source and replacing it with either electric cars, and using energy sources which do not release toxic emissions. This is a huge mission, but in the end it will be worth it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course GEOG 1600 taught by Professor Roger during the Fall '12 term at York University.

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