Global Warming’s Affect on Poverty One of the leading causes of poverty worldwide is global warming. Global warming is something that can’t be controlled, but it seems to increase the rates of poverty tremendously.
Although there are other factors that play a role in the increase of poverty, global warming takes the leading stand by increasing every year due to hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, etc.. It has been reported that if climate change has anything to do with poverty, approximately one billion people will be affected. That will lead more agriculturists to work to make the situation better.
However, as the years go on, agriculturists may find their task to be harder than usual. This will put more people at risk of being in poverty. Because global warming is powerful, millions of people are affected by it, and it can’t be controlled, it is the leading cause of poverty worldwide. Storms that happen because of global warming are putting a lot of people at risk of being in poverty. Some of them are so strong that it affects millions of people and leave them in poverty for a long period of time. Climate change has been named an obstacle towards ending poverty. Those that are already in poverty, have a higher risk of becoming more in poverty because of the lack of resources that are available for them. They often are the most vulnerable and because of that, they often choose vulnerable land because it is less expensive. Examples include living on a farm with little
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More than 800 million people in the world are malnourished, 777 million of them are from the developing world (Raphel, S., 2014). Poverty is an issue that must be addressed to the population loud and clear or everyone will end up suffering. There are many families trying to survive and live from paycheck to paycheck. Unfortunately, there are some families that are unable to support himself or herself or any family member. One important key issue of poverty in the United States is inequality. Many Americans blame the poor people for their own fate but you should never judge a book by its cover. There can be many reasons why an individual or families end up in poverty. For example, low wage jobs, discrimination and social inequality, vulnerability to natural disasters, war and political instability. Another big issue we face today is child poverty. This is a very critical issue because these young children are our future. If we let these children live in poverty, there is a higher chance they will drop out of school, look for work in order to support their family, or give up in life.
Increasing average temperature leads to higher CO2 level that has different outcomes. It could increase production, but at the same time the higher the temperature is, the less products farmers can produce. CO2 level also increases the oceans acidity level, so enormous number of species die. Due to social pressure, fisheries overfish oceans so our ecosystem seems so be ‘upside down’. As a consequence of global warming millions of people in Africa does not get enough food and die of starvation. The are solutions being made for starvation, like Egypt’s food subsidies and India’s The Right to Food
Everyday billions of people suffer from this.They try to escape but they’re are trapped in it. Over a million people die from it every year. Can you guess what I’m talking about? I’m talking about poverty, a worldwide plague impacting over 3 billion people, almost half the world’s population. Today I will speak about how many people live under the line of poverty, why people live in poverty and how to help people escape the cycle of poverty.
The consensus concerning the state of all societies in the world is that each society has its unique problem. Some of these problems are poverty, insecurity, poor hygiene, and underdevelopment. The most prevalent of these problems is poverty which has affected many parts of the world. Its ability to regurgitate in subsequent generations of families creates a vicious cycle which seems unstoppable. Poverty seems to be a culture in its right with the ability to attract other societal vices such as violence and retrogressive behavior. The effects brought about by poverty in society are dehumanizing, and they further increase the prevalence of other social problems such as insecurity and underdevelopment.
The air around us is constantly getting warmer, in fact 2001-2010 was the warmest decade ever recorded. According to the article,"Signs of Climate Change", the average tempature on Earth is predicted to rise between 4-12 degrees by 2100. The major rise of temperature is later causing droughts to happen more and more. In present day the droughts are already starting to get more powerful, last longer, and happen more often. In 2100 they are way worse than present day and they are continuing to get worse. With the combination of really high temperatures and the drought we are not longer able to grow crops such as corn, cabbage, lettuce, and watermelon here in 2100.
Over the past few decades, a major concern is the threat climate change possess for today’s economy. Millions of people are affected each and every day by climate change but this is just the beginning of the worst. One thing that seems to go unharmed by climate change is social status; how long will money last as a barrier to the effects of Mother Nature? How does poverty increase the risks associated the devastating powers of climate change? When speaking in terms of poverty many different categories arise. Poverty in America is different than poverty in Asia or Africa. Every country has faced poverty. It is inevitable; some countries however, face a disproportionately high percentage of poverty.
Climate change can affect negatively the economy of an entire nation in so many ways. Rising sea levels and warmer oceans are what makes storms more destructives. Which mean that the more destructive a storm is the most the government would have to spend money trying to fix the disasters that comes with it. When a strong hurricane make landfall, it destroyed everything that it on its way. It destroys houses, roads, bridges, railroad track, airports runways, power lines, dam, levees, and seawalls. All this cost money, and time that the government and the public could’ve avoid if they listen to what the experts said. One probe that one hurricane can affect the economy of a country is the latest hurricane that happened in Puerto Rico, Virgin Island, and Florida, which happens to be part of the United States. Hurricane Maria cause so many damage to the Island of Puerto Rico. A librarian at the university of Puerto Rico describes the condition of the island after it was hit saying 80 percent of the island was without power. Houses, bridges were destroyed, people don’t have enough food to eat, there is not enough drinking water. It’s not clear yet how much it would cost to rebuild the island but there’s been an estimated of 95 billion. This show that if the government priories climate change, things like this would happen less often.
Although many people do not realize this, poverty has a great impact on out society. The rapid increase of death rate, crime rate, and environmental destruction have everything to do with the horrible state of poverty. These problems are booming all over our society today causing many speculations, but the reason many just be clear and simple. Poverty.
Second of all, global warming has caused the ozone layer to start to break. The ozone layer is a layer that absorbs the rays of the sun. There is a very big hole in the ozone layer. The breaking of the ozone layer has caused the suns rays to come down at the humans very sharp. The hole in the ozone layer lets the UV enter the atmosphere; it can cause skin cancer, general cancer in addition to many more diseases to humans. There’s a list of things humans can do to help reduce global warming including; plant a tree, carpool, take a shower instead of a bath, use less hot water, use less hot water there is a lot more to this list.
“Natural disasters have killed more than 600,000 people and left behind trillions of dollars in damages in the last two decades, the United Nations said Monday.” (Chan) Extreme weather has caused millions of casualties and extreme damages over the years, but lately there has been an increase in severe weather events. This is causing problems in the US, with the amount of tornadoes rising in tornado alley “Tennessee experienced a 67 percent increase in tornado activity in 1983-2013 compared to the 1954-1983 time period. Oklahoma experienced a nearly 35 percent decrease in tornadoes in 1983-2013 compared to 1954-1983.”
Global warming has a lot of causes and effects throughout the globe, including: icecaps melting, deforestation, carbon emissions, factory smoke, forest fires, coral reefs dying, and extreme weather catastrophes. All of these causes and effects listed can be prevented if only the population of people who do not believe it is real would start caring about the environment and what we release into the atmosphere.