‘Protecting the environment is a futile pursuit.’ How far do you agree?

Author: Ying
School: Raffles Institution
Year Written: 2020
Grade: A

In the
2018 world economic forum, environmental activist Greta Thunberg instantly shot
to fame after having famously made the comment that “the world is on fire”.
Indeed, discouraging statistics obtained by scientists showing the rapidly
deteriorating state of our world, coupled with the lack of necessary government
policies have led many to despondently conclude that saving the environment is
a futile pursuit. However, I stand by the view that given increasing awareness
of the issue by empower...

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