Fruita Middle School writing students voice their Air Pollution: Dangerous O
Something that should concern us all is the number of children that go home each night, only for that home not to be much of a home at all. The number of homeless in our country right now is record high. The southern states in the U.S. tend to have the highest percent living in poverty. Some 1.6 million children are homeless not to mention all of their parents and families.
That number amounts to one in every 45 children in the U.S. without a home, probably hungry, and with poor health, (as statistics show). What does that mean for the future of America? With the number homeless climbing as it is, it won’t be long before the U.S. goes down as a third world country. Those living in poverty tend to get lower test scores in school and tend to not get very good education.
When it comes time to get a job, these people are going to suffer. With so many people living in these conditions, this could have a drastic effect on the U.S. This could greatly affect the future of America. This is something of great concern. How many faces do you see each day? Consider the chances that at least one of each 45 of those people, are homeless.
Air Pollution: Dangerous Or not?
By Alyssa F
The pollution of the air is a major problem, and it is very dangerous. First, the pollution of the air is causing environmental issues. It is making the air that every living thing in the world breathes unhealthy. It can start making people get sick, it is already bad, but it can get worse; a lot worse. The pollution of the air comes with severe consequences such as global warming. Pollution is one reason why global warming is occurring. Not only do we have warmer summers, but the ice caps are melting, and the more drops of water from the ice caps that drop into the ocean, the more danger of a flood to the people who live on the coasts. Another thing is, the unhealthiness of the ozone. Records from 2009 and 2010 on ozone health were compared, and results came out that 11 of the 25 most polluted metropolitan cities reported fewer unhealthy days in the ozone. Ten of the 25 reported that there were more unhealthy days in the ozone, and one reported that it was the same. Air pollution is a serious problem and more people need to take action. People could take action by reusing, reducing and recycling. People could encourage friends, family and people they know to take action and help the earth and the air.