clean air

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  • clean air
    • composition of out atmosphere
      • nitrogen
        • 78%
      • oxygen
        • 21%
      • carbon dioxide
        • 0.035%
      • other gases
    • pollutants
      • carbon monoxide
        • poisonous gas.
      • oxides of nitrogen
        • form a photochemical smog, which causes breathing difficulties
      • sulphur dioxide
        • form acid rain. This has several effects on the environment, including:
    • catalytic converters
      • carbon monoxide + nitrogen oxide ? nitrogen + carbon dioxide
      • 2CO + 2NO ? N2 + 2CO2
    • earth today
      • nitrogen increased
      • carbon dioxide decreased
      • hydrogen decreased
      • oxygen increased

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