Kyoto Protocol Persuasive Speech

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Title: Kyoto Protocol

General Purpose: To Persuade

Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that the United States needs to adopt the policy of the Kyoto Protocol.

Introduction
I.Attention Step

A.Attention Getter: Do you remember hurricane Katrina and the impact it had on the residence that lived their. Do you remember how many lives the hurricane took in its path of destruction? Imagine a storm of immense destruction that hit the tri-state area. Massive flooding caused destruction of your housing, and all your possessions. Imagine this storm caused deaths upon your family and friends with no warning. How would you feel? B.Thesis/Central idea: Because the United States is the biggest single producer of heat-trapping gases, both in total output and on a per capita basis, contributing 25 percent of the total with just 4 percent of the world’s populations, the United States needs to adopt the policy of the Kyoto Protocol, to lesson the emissions of greenhouse gases and to ensure stability for future populations. C.Speaker Credibility: I first came to understand about the Kyoto Protocol in my High School ecology class and wanted to do further research on it, to show the impact of that our environment will have if we do not adopt it. D.Reason to Listen: If the United States does not adopt the policy of the Kyoto Protocol our environment maybe drastically changed to where civilization as we know it will eventually cease to exist. E.Preview

1.Need: How the effects of global warming on our environment our devastating. 2.Satisfaction: How we can solve the impact of global warming by the United States adopting the policy of the Kyoto Protocol 3.Visualization: In adopting the Kyoto Protocol the United States will not harm the environment as much and the future will remain stable. 4.Action: How voter power can make the difference on environmental change.

Connective: Now I will provide you some insight on why global warming is...
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