C1 - Air Pollution and Acid Rain

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What is acid rain caused by?
Sulfur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen.
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CO2 is released when...
Fossil fuels are burned. (Global warming)
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How is acid rain formed?
Nitrogen oxides mix with clouds, form SULFURIC ACID/NITRIC ACID, this then falls as acid rain.
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What is damaged by acid rain?
Trees, Fish, Statues.
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What is photochemical smog?
A type of AIR POLLUTION, caused by SUNLIGHT acting on OXIDES OF NITROGEN.
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Why is carbon monoxide a dangerous gas?
It can stop your blood doing its proper job of carrying oxygen around the body.
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What do catalytic converters do?
reduce the amount of carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides.
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