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Unformatted text preview: 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 shrinkage of glaciers on the Tibetan plateau and in the Himalayas. 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”. Although I concede that China and India will greatly suffer from global warming, I insist that the rest of the world will also undergo a detrimental effect of it, and thus should be responsible for it....
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- Fall '09
- Global Warming, Extreme weather, numerous environmental problems, Mengheng Li ENGCMP