Transcript of Acid rain in Germany!
Acid rain in Germany! Acid rain is rain consisiting of water droplets that are unusually acidic because of atmospheric pollution. Most notable, the excessive amounts of sulfur and nitrogen released by cars and industrial processes. This is a big problem in Germany. Burning coal and other fuels sends chemicals into the air that causes acid rain. That is precipitation that is acidic. In Germany the forests are dying because of acid rain. This includes half of Germany's famous Black Forest. The rain damages leaves and also the soil that the trees grow in. Worse than the damage to the forest, polluted water and soil have caused birth defects, cancer and other diseases. Many countries in Europe are trying to fix the enviromental problems. They are installing equipment to make power plants cleanerFull transcript