California 's Drought : A Destructive Weapon Of Mass Destruction

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California’s Drought I. Introduction U.S. Secretary John Kerry calls, ” climate change can now be consider another weapon of mass destruction, perhaps the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction” (Arshad Mohammed,2014). In fact, many scientists say that today in California’s drought get worse on the record, for example in 2015, more than 97 percent of California was involved in an average drought or worse. (Stephan Feller, 2016).I try to find some reaches about California’s drought because my family and I are living in California, where it is a significant state in economy and politics. In addition, California’s drought has an effect on everything our life and environment. For example, in 2015, my family felt the weather was too hot, dry and intense, so some of us were more stressed and got sick. Moreover, according to the article “Global Climate Change” heat waves cause more deaths in the USA every year than hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes combined. For example, in the summer of 1995, according to Eric, Kleinberg (1995) reported” in Chicago , over seven hundred people had perished-more than twice the number that died in the Chicago Fire of 1871, twenty times the number of those struck by Hurricane Andrew in 1992—in the great Chicago heat wave, one of the deadliest in American history.” Drought in California affects us in many ways; as a result, we should know cause, effect and what to do about California’s drought. II.Body

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