explanatory Essay
673 words
673 words


Pollution is the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment. It is a major problem in America and as well as the world. Pollution not only damages the environment, but damages us also. It has cause many problems ranging from lung cancer to the greenhouse effect. It is all among us but we continue to live in our own filth. What is the reason behind this flawed logic? In this paper I will examine the problems and solutions for this issue.

Automobiles are undeniable the greatest source of pollution. The noise pollution created by cars is immense. Another polluting effect of cars is the heat it creates. This heat makes it unpleasant to be near the car while its running. And of course the most famous of the automobiles evils is the exhaust. The toxic fumes given off as a byproduct of the combustion engine are slowly deteriorating our lungs and our atmosphere. The exhaust is extremely toxic to human beings. But why do we do continue to drive these walking time bombs. Some people will say it is progress, but the majority drives it for the convenien...

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that pollution is a major problem in america and the world. it has caused many problems ranging from lung cancer to the greenhouse effect.
  • Explains that automobiles are the greatest source of pollution. the exhaust fumes from the combustion engine are toxic to human beings.
  • Opines that the post-consumer market is another popular source of waste. while there are projects underway to clean and reuse this refuse, it gets dumped into huge landfills.
  • Explains that businesses dump their waste products into streams, lakes, and rivers, contaminating our drinking water and soil.
  • Explains that pollution can be solved, but it is a long process. individuals can do their part to save the environment as well as themselves.
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