Water And Climate Change

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The existence of the earth has been here billions of years ago. All the natural resources and the hidden secrets remain unknown until a person or group discovers them. Throughout its existence, time passes, and Homo sapiens, casually known as humans, have inhabited the earth. During the billions of years, the evolution of humanity is increasing, which is evident in the several innovations that exist to this day. Closing in the present age, the human population expands exponentially and the natural resources that come from the earth decrease as its consumption continues. To this day, over 7 billion people now live on the earth after billions of years ago where no beings have existed back then. With countless secrets of the planet, the application …show more content…
Because the three resources rely on each other, the demands for water will affect them all due to their interdependency. In this world, 1% of water is available for humans, but an occurrence known as climate change is affecting the waters and decreasing the amount of it. Without water, situations such as agriculture or producing different materials cannot continue and humanity faces dire circumstances like having no food, water, or energy to survive. Due to climate change, the causes vary from “warmer air means that snowfall is replaced by rainfall and evaporation rates tend to increase” to extreme problems such as “[causing] more extreme floods and droughts globally” (“How will climate change impact on fresh water security?). Combining these issues to the need for survival becomes difficult to provide the necessary resources for every human being to live. In this age, water has become scarce because of its usage helps produce other resources and material for different reasons. From the evidence and the growth of population, preventing the extinction of natural resources like water seems impossible, as more people need water for their health. How can people sustain society and live at the same time when resources such as water continue to decrease while their demands grow rapidly? …show more content…
Although the fact is that they need the necessity to live, but to sustain life for all living beings means balance is crucial to help preserve the earth. Similar to how parents take care of their children, people may consider the earth as a “parent” as it gives their “children” life and to progress further for a better future. After that process, the role of the parents passes down to the children and they take care of them. In a macroscopic perspective to this analogy, it is not a job to take care of the earth, but a duty and responsibility to balance to negative results with the positive ones. If this profound contamination continues to spread significantly, it leads to several constraints that damage the world permanently, including loss of resources and pollution. As the Pope has stated, “the pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has stretched the planet’s capacity that [their] contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes… which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world” (“David Suzuki: Our Destructive Lifestyle Needs to Change”). As the population escalates, the capacity of sustaining the world maintains that growth and the negative results start to outweigh the balance necessary to create a better future. In

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