メルバ先生 英文記事紹介 No.53
Climate change is a global threat nowadays. It has been many years already since we have known about this but what was being done in order to solve this environmental issue. The effects of it is felt already around the world, rich or poor countries. America, by it's President Obama is pursuing an environmental plan which aims to cut emissions coming from the power plants. The report and assessment about the effects of climate change in US will be revealed this coming Tuesday, May 6,2014. This will guide Obama for his two-year environmental plan.There were many effects already we felt from the longer, hotter summer days,winter is shorter and warmer, rain comes in heavy downpours. The UN secretary- general Ban- Kimoon said that the world needed to try harder to combat climate change.
Climate change is a very serious issue just like terrorism,famine,malnutrition and many others which we need to address immediately.We are slowly facing and feeling the effects right now, we can run but we can't hide on it. People of the world most especially the industrialized countries which contributed much to this climate change must take the lead in solving or if not minimizing its effects. In most governments around the world it is the environmental agenda which is left behind and it is the environment which is mostly degraded in every economic and developmental plans that the governments undertake.It is given the least priority. We must be aware that we do not inherit this earth we just borrowed it from the future generations.We can't afford that for our futures children's children couldn't see the beauty of this planet earth. Since this is a global problem so it needs a global effort.