Analysis Of Now Or Never By Bill Mckiibben
However, McKibbens key point is global warming is society's moral crisis. He establishes this basis by bringing to light his audience’s, today’s society, selfishness. Although global warming is steadily increasing, it doesn't affect people significantly today. Technology, like AC, can compensate for the few degrees in temperature change. However, McKibben quickly, with a critical stance, points out that eventually our offspring won't have the same luxuries and eventually the temperature change will become overwhelming. Despite being aware of this outcome, people of today take no preventative measures in preserving a planet for future inhabitants. Therefore, global warming is an environmental crisis, but more importantly a moral …show more content…
For instance, many people partake in daily activities that contribute to global warming such as driving cars, utilizing coal powered energies, and the rapidly depleting forests that would otherwise increase oxygen levels. Furthermore, Mckibben’s assertion that global warming is a moral crisis is applicable to one’s decisions in preventing such a predicament.
For example, many people are compelled to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles, opt to recycle, and live in more efficient homes after exposure to informative works like McKibben's “Now or Never.” Therefore, the moral aspect of global warming still has the capability to inspire others thus allowing McKibben’s essay to remain relevant and controversial in modern