Class: ENG 102B (Persuasion)
Professor: Lynnete Leonard
Assignment: Argumentative essay
City behind the curtain of smoke
The capital city of Mongolia is called Ulaanbaatar. Although Mongolia has very beautiful nature and fresh air, according to the latest available statistics, Ulaanbaatar is considered to be one of the most polluted cities in the world (Time, Walsh, Sept. 27, 2011). Both the global warming and the pollution can cause the weather condition to deteriorate (. Moreover, our capital has denser infrastructure and greater population in comparison with other cities. The capital’s population is slightly more than the half of the whole population of Mongolia. Over-population and poverty encourage crime rate to rise gradually. In addition, the travelling cost to the Ulaanbaatar will be expensive and worthless. From the experience that I have been through for 15 years, I strongly discourage my professor to travel to my hometown. The cold winter, dangerous environment, and polluted air are the main reasons why Dr. Leonard should not visit Ulaanbaatar. Firstly, the location of Mongolia is 1324 meters above the sea level. That is why the climate is really moody and extreme. Recently global warming has been affecting the Mongolian climate a lot. For instance, when I used to live in Ulaanbaatar winter, it felt as if I was living in Antarctica. Sometimes the summers would be scorching hot that you may want to fry some eggs on the concrete. Moreover, Dr. Leonard better to stay in Blagoevgrad because the weather in Ulaanbaatar is always harsh and unbearable. For example, if it is 0o C in Bulgaria in January, then it will be around -30o C in Mongolia (WHO, country cooperation strategy, Mongolia). Especially during the winter it is difficult to travel because of the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. People burn lots of coal and wood in order to stay warm during the winter which is similar to the ice...