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A Room Of Full Of Sitting Ducks

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In a room of full of sitting ducks, they ponder what to do, how to fix, or how to stop a potentially grave issue to their beloved home. When the temperature gets a bit sticky and warm, some of the 193 ducks decide to go for a swim, avoiding future responsibility in possible consequences for ignoring the signs of their pond’s condition decreasing. While ducks cannot actually do much to preserve their planet, people of various kinds can, included those of the United Nations, scientists, and ordinary citizens. The issue of the global climate change has been on the rise for decades due to greenhouse gases caused by every day human consumption of the land’s resources. With countless studies and conclusions of more than just a steady rise in…show more content…
In the rhetorical situation, representatives from the United Nations, leading scientists and other sources of activists speak amongst one another about natural disasters caused by the human’s wreckage of the planet and other long-lasting effects that could possibly happen if they do not set up standards across the board of the world. Though there are a few different kinds of arguments found without the comic, the dominant type of argument is proposal. In Monastersky’s, and Sousanis’ comic, on example says, “In 1896, the Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius calculated how changes in the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere could warm or cool Earth.” This is backed up by a graph of the global temperature trend from 1950 to 1980 showing a rise in the climate, but going faster than said by Arrhenius. One of many other proposal arguments found within both authors’ work, it is not merely an opinion, but facts with proofs of studies behind it. In another piece a proposal argument, “In its first report, the IPCC forecasted that if current trends continue until 2100, the world would be 4°C warmer than it was in 1850. Swelling oceans would be a major problem…” Only a year later, a “monstrous cyclone drove that point home in 1991 when it killed more than 140,00 people in Bangladesh.” This form is found throughout the
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