The Government's Gift of Green: A Sample AP Language Research Blog


Posted in Uncategorized by gmartc285 on January 15, 2010

Ignoring the protest of his creaking bones, the old man joined the
ration lines. The blazing sun beat at his back, and his arthritic hands could barely clutch his piece of bread. He smiled grimly. America had seen better times, without a crashing economy, without nation-wide layoffs, without a ruined environment. In the distance, he found the source of his bubbling rage: the abandoned factory… Although this man’s experience is fictional, the future he describes is not. America’s economy faces destruction from global warming, ending in a destitute nation that irreversibly changed Earth. To combat this, the government must enforce green policies that will unleash the potential of the green sector and slow the threat of a warming planet.