Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State

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Abstract

This study assessed impacts of climate change and its relations to air pollution on human health in Akure, Ondo State with focus on the Federal University of Technology, Akure. Data were generated from majorly primary sources through Air Quality Meter and questionnaire administrations and the meteorological station. A total of 121 respondents were drawn from the six sample points considered as the high activity areas of the in the town through a random sampling techniques. The data were analyzed using the mean averages and percentages. While the perception of the respondents indicated a very dilapidated scenario of gaseous emissions, the air quality meter however indicated the ambient state of the study area was fine as the records were below WHO/FEPA limits. The afternoon (77.7%) and dry seasons (83.5%) however suffered more gaseous emissions, the generating plants (100%) and transport vehicles (58.7%) were discovered to be the major causes. A little effect was indicated by 53.7% who said gaseous emissions affected their academic performance. It therefore call for cautioned as a way of recommendation that these fears nurtured by the respondents should not be ignored by government and planning agents, as sooner or later the increasing human and industrial activities will definitely attain a proportion where by the effects of the increase gaseous emissions may become devastating.

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APA

Iwegbuna, I. & Iwegbuna, I (2022). Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impacts-of-climate-change-and-its-relations-to-air-pollution-on-human-health-in-akure-ondo-state

MLA 8th

Iwegbuna, Ifeanyi Mordecai, and Ifeanyi Iwegbuna "Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Apr. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impacts-of-climate-change-and-its-relations-to-air-pollution-on-human-health-in-akure-ondo-state. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

MLA7

Iwegbuna, Ifeanyi Mordecai, and Ifeanyi Iwegbuna . "Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Apr. 2022. Web. 19 May. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/impacts-of-climate-change-and-its-relations-to-air-pollution-on-human-health-in-akure-ondo-state >.

Chicago

Iwegbuna, Ifeanyi Mordecai and Iwegbuna, Ifeanyi . "Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State" Afribary (2022). Accessed May 19, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impacts-of-climate-change-and-its-relations-to-air-pollution-on-human-health-in-akure-ondo-state