CHAPTER 33

Environment Chemistry

Chapter Highlights

Environmental pollution—air, water and soil pollutions, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smogs, major atmospheric pollutants, acid-rain, ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer, green house effect and global warming—pollution due to industrial wastes, green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for controlling environmental pollution.

FORMS AND CAUSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
Environment
  • The term ‘environment’ simply means surroundings conditions in which we live.
  • Environment constitutes air, water, soil, the atmosphere and the plants around us.
  • Environmental chemistry deals with the changes in chemical dynamics taking place around us and ...

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