Environmental problems like
and the greenhouse effect are increasingly becoming the topic in most conferences and forums.
a school of thought to think that increasing fuel prices for automobiles would solve these problems, I strongly disagree with
essay will argue that
option will not only negatively affect the
of living of low-income earners, but
, it will be a wrong approach to solving
, An increase in the pump price of fuels will result in an increase in transportation
and in general, the
of living in the society.
, the average standard of living will drop. The rate of poverty is on the increase and many families struggle to put food on their tables.
, a man who currently earns less than required to sustain his family and is just getting by, will be pushed into depression and possibly suicide when he realizes his salary can no longer meet his family's needs.
, many companies will lose workers as their wages may not cover the
of transportation to work.
, there are other sources of energy that could be researched into for possibilities of replacing the use of fuels that affect our environment. These could be renewable sources like water and wind. Authorities should disburse funds to research centres and institutes enough to enable the scientists to work more to discover how hydro-power can be used in vehicles and other engines
of atmosphere damaging fuels.
activist travelled from China to Geneva to attend the
summit in Geneva using an emission-free boat. She did not need to join world leaders who came in private jets that
added to the problem they were supposedly going to discuss.
In conclusion, all of humankind must take responsibility for the environment but definitely not at the expense of the people who barely make enough money to get by. Government and responsible agencies should seek other ways to rescuing our environment and ensure the world is safe again.