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Unformatted text preview: A. Pollution is a relatively new concept on this planet and only came into play just over two hundred years ago. 1. Basically every pollutant on earth stems from trade of some form or another. 2. Pollution includes dirty air, chemicals in streams, lakes and oceans as well as toxins in the earth. IV. Where we stand A. Globalization is beginning to touch every corner of our earth, but smog is not far behind. 1. Indusrialization is spreading rapidly, most noticeably in the Peoples Republic of China. 2. Although highly debated, the effects of global warming are becoming clearer and more prevalent. V. Conclusion A. We have to decide as a species if wealth or our planet means more to us. 1. Continuing at the same pace of pollution could prove deadly. 2. If we are not careful and forward thinking we will exhaust the resources of the planet....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 135 taught by Professor Henderson during the Spring '08 term at University of Victoria.
- Spring '08