Essay on Global Development And Economic Growth

1104 Words Nov 3rd, 2015 null Page
Due to ongoing global development and economic growth, the environment degradation has become a crucial issue for human’s survival. Human’s health, welfare and standard of living are influenced by environmental deterioration, especially the natural resource consumption and contamination (Vivian, 1994). In the past few years, the continuous exploitation of resource has supported for development of economy, as a result of environmental deterioration, which can be demonstrated to be continued (OECD, 2014). Developing countries are confronted imminently with tackling environment degradation, which included the natural resource depletion, contamination, ecological imbalance and climate change, because the achievement from developing countries was ruined gradually by environmental issues (OECD, 2014). Some claim that renewable energy usage and sustainable development may protect the natural environment in the survival of the human race. However, it can be argued that environmental destruction has an inescapable outcome with improvement in the standard of living because of consumption level increasing and urbanisation.

Counter-argument 1
Without doubt, renewable energy usage allows world’s population to benefit from advancing technology and the reduction of natural sources usage, which has an infinite lifespan, harm reduction and lower cost. Renewable resources are exploited because the technology was developed with global improvement in the standard of living.…

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