Rationale and Objectives

The air is an essential resource for the existence of life on earth. It is a mixture of gases, containing  around  79% nitrogen,  around  20%  oxygen and around one percent of other gases.

The development of agriculture, industry, and transportation, over the last centuries  have led to a continuing increase in air pollution. The pollution affects life on earth, both domestically and globally, causing of morbidity,  global warming  / climate change and the formation of the ozone hole.

In order to stop the deteriorating situation, and to reduce the environmental damage, citizens of the world should be able to understand the causes and consequences of air pollution, and should be provided with the skills that will allow them to reduce their contribution to the pollution.