Essay about Environmental Issues

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The topics of: Energy, agriculture, pollution and climate change, biodiversity, and random miscellaneous environmental incongruities bring up some of the most crucial concerns of today's environmental issues. There is so much going on in today's world revolving around environmental concerns, and the information in newspapers serve as a great informational tool to inform the economy of what is going on around them and possibly what they can do to help. The environmental issues associated with the development and use of oil, gas, nuclear power, electricity, and wind/solar power fall under the category of "Energy." Energy is one of the most important issues there are, as energy is what makes the world work and act…show more content…
The most notable concerns with agriculture are undoubtedly the serious droughts that many countries have faced this year, the difficulties of farmers, and the constant recalling of food products due to disease found within. The majority of the articles pertained to bad things that were occurring in agriculture or the food production industry, which leads one to be pessimistic on the way food is being produced lately. The struggle of farmers to gain more government funding has always been a concern, but the concern has elevated to a new level as droughts are affecting farmers' crops and making it much harder for them to make a living with a smaller margin of food production. All the recent recalling of meat is just unheard of, can you imagine how many people are getting sick from contaminated food, and they don't even know it? This arises a serious concern for the public's health, and for all the wasted food that is recalled and then thrown out. Pollution and climate change are always something you need to seriously consider when analyzing environmental issues. Pollution can be partially controlled while climate change cannot, which makes it hard to handle when bad weather hits an area unexpectedly. Most of the articles relating to Pollution involved chemical spills, and mostly clean-air/water agreements. Various chemical spills in Brockport, Britain, and other areas
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