An introduction to air pollution

Air pollution-Causes, consequences, control measures and case studies
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33min of on-demand video

What is pollution and how it affects the environment?
Air pollution - Causes
Air pollution - Consequences
Air pollution - Control measures
Air pollution - Case studies


  • This is an introductory course. Although not pre-requisite but it is recommended that student know basic high school chemistry to appreciate some topics.


Air is absolutely essential for sustaining life on the planet. But air we breathe is polluted (both outdoors and indoors).

Air pollution is solely responsible for around 8 million deaths every year.

In this course we address following questions

  • What is air pollution?

  • What causes air pollution?

  • What are the impacts of air pollution?

  • How can you control/minimize air pollution?

Some air pollution case studies will be also mentioned in this course

Who this course is for:

  • Undergraduates
  • Engineering students
  • Environmental enthusiasts


Arun Luiz
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- Did PhD in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras)

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