Environmental pollution is the effect of undesirable changes in our surroundings that have harmful effects on plants , animals and human beings. Pollutant is an undesirable matter present in excess in the environment.
Atmospheric pollution is defined as the presence of a contaminant in the atmosphere in a concentration large enough to injure human, plant and animal life. The presence of gaseous pollutants such as oxides of sulphur, nitrogen and carbon, hydrocarbons and particulate pollutants such as dust, smoke, mist spray and fume causes air pollution.
Heating of the earth and its environment due to radiation of the Sun trapped by carbon dioxide and water vapors in the atmosphere is called green house effects. It causes global warming.
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