Oct.1 Outline - A. Water shortage of India and China 1. The...

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Oct.1 st Mengheng Li ENGCMP 9:00AM Thesis statement: A special place in climate hell is being reserved for India and china. I. But India and china are also in line to suffer disproportionately because of how climate change is affecting different geographic regions. A . India and China’s suffer 1. Broiler especially in the north 2. Deluges and droughts 3. Increase of irrigation II. Perhaps most ominous, the availability of fresh water will decrease in China and India, which is not what you want as irrigation needs also rise.
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Unformatted text preview: A. Water shortage of India and China 1. The glaciers in the Himalayas and on the Tibetan plateau are rapidly shrinking. 2. Slash of farm output. III. The wild card is how climate change will affect the monsoons, says climatologist Gerald Meehl of the National Center for Atmospheric Research. A. Change of monsoons threatens India and China 1. Indian monsoon will likely to become more intense. 2. China could experience a weakening summer monsoon....
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