Gallery of Air

Gallery of Air

  • see caption This smokestack is releasing greenhouse gases and other pollutants into the atmosphere.
  • see caption Pollution from cars and factories can create dense smog in cities. Photo credit: Metro Transportation Library and Archive.
  • see caption A car’s emissions are checked at a station in California. Photograph by R. Couse-Baker.
  • see caption An oil refinery in Salt Lake City burns off waste gases, releasing carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Photograph by R. B. Reed.
  • see caption Burning 110 gallons of gasoline will produce one metric ton of carbon dioxide, enough to fill this green balloon in front of the United Nations building.
  • see caption Burning one gallon of gas produces 20 pounds of carbon dioxide. Photo credit: www.TheEnvironmentalBlog.org.
  • see caption An underwater oil pipeline burns after a collision with a tugboat. Photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega/US Coast Guard District 8.