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Oct.13 Mengheng Li ENGCMP 9:00AM In the article” China and India Will Pay” published in Newsweek on Sep.7 th , 2009, Sharon Begley points out that regardless of global warming’s culprit, China and India will suffer more from it than other nations. She says that because of global warming, temperature increases, and rainfall patterns will change, leading to extreme conditions such as floods and droughts, which will torture China and India more than Western Europe. Moreover, the availability of fresh water will sinisterly decrease in China and India due to the rapid
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Unformatted text preview: shrinkage of glaciers on the Tibetan plateau and in the Himalayas. Furthermore, global warming will also intensify Indian monsoon and weaken summer monsoon around China, and thus threaten the crops output of the two countries. According to her opinion, since these two countries will go through more such horrible disasters than western countries, they have more need to cut emissions of carbon dioxide immediately while pursuing “economic development”....
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