Atmospheric Pollutants

Carbon Monoxide (co)

>incomplete combustion

>occurs when something is burning and there is not enough oxygen

>lethal to humans

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Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)

>Forms at really high tempretures

>reacts with oxygen

>oxides produce acidic rain

>can trigger asthma in some people

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Sulphur dioxide (SO2)

>forms when burning fossil fuels like coal

>acidic rain

>some hyrdocarbons can become contaminated witch sulphur compounds

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Particulates

>contain carbon and unburnt carbons

>reflect sunlight back into space

>global dimming

>form when u burn anything

>may cuase damge to our cells in our lungs

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