Topic: poverty and developmental issues, climate change
4) How can the challenges of poverty and climate change be balanced together? Discuss.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question hints at How climate change affects people living in poverty and in what way the interlinked two can be addressed together.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must analyse that the impacts of climate change affect every country on every continent. The increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events like hurricanes, wildfires and droughts threaten food supplies, drive people from their homes, separate families and jeopardize livelihoods. And all of these effects increase the risk of conflict, hunger and poverty. Thus, one has to address in what way the two can be addressed together.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Describe the context of the question.
The answer must first analyse how poverty and climate change are interlinked to each other. In what way the challenges of the two can be addressed together.
Students must discuss in detail the possible challenges and then suggest solutions to the issue.
Conclude with way forward.