Analysis Of Margaret Atwood 's ' It 's Not Climate Change It ' Everything Change '

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In the article “It’s Not Climate Change-It’s Everything Change,” the author Margaret Atwood, starts of by talking about three different pictures. The first one being “The future without oil,” the second, “The future without oil arrives very quickly,” and the third, “Some countries plan for the future of diminished oil, some don’t have any, or don’t need any.” The first picture says to imagine driving around in our in vehicles fueled by hydrogen. Our goods will be coming to us by solar and sail driven ship, and trains and bicycles will become popular again. People start eating locally and start growing vegetables in their yards. Water is having to be saved and low draw lightbulbs are being used because incandescent have been banned. Also the slogan “Heat yourself, not the room” is no longer a slogan, it’s the way we all live now. The air conditioning systems no longer exist so during summer, there will not be huge amounts of power being used. Still imagining, the author discusses what will be wearing and what we will eat. Cotton will be consider too expensive, so recycled tinfoil and plastic will be used for clothing. The idea of obesity will no longer be a problem, and diet plans will be mandatory. This “picture one” is liked by the author because it’s comforting and says it might come true. The second picture the author discuses is “suppose the future without oil arrives very quickly.” Very sudden, there would be no cars, no planes, a few trains, and some bicycles. Water

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