While the majority of the world leaders agree to the fact that global warming is indeed a global challenge.
They are, however, divided on the method of tackling this menace or “which country is trusted to do the right thing on this issue” (Pew Research Center, 2009).
The resulting changes in weather “such as shifts in the intensity and pattern of rainfall and variations in temperature” would probably decrease agricultural/food output as a result of the death of the infrastructure; hence environmental disasters, like drought or flood, would displace people’s means of livelihood leading to poverty, migration and diseases. Global warming is indeed a major challenge for the world today.
Although the figures may vary between regions, most people all over the world, however, agree that it is a serious problem requiring urgent attention.
Driving less and walking or riding to school and work.
That not only reduces the emission of carbon-dioxide but also keeps you physically fit.
Attitudinal change is the key to achieving this and being more environmentally friendly.
Practical steps include the use of recyclable products and buying of goods with minimal packing as to reduce waste, using energy-efficient products, using less energy, heat and preventing air leakages in your room.
With those on the political left and those on the right putting a severity rate of 66% and 42% respectively.
Germany, Spain and France have smaller ideological splits (Pew Research Center, 2009).