Oil is a big part of society. It’s used to power cars and produce energy. Although the world relies on oil, oil has a negative rap. When burned, oil creates carbon dioxide. Global warming and the degradation of the global environment is caused by excessive carbon dioxide emissions. Would it be better if society stopped using oil or is it so reliant on oil that it would be too risky to get rid of it?
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Society is too reliant on oil, and the environment is suffering because of it. There are oil alternatives that would be enough for society.
Burning oil negatively affects earth’s atmosphere. Excessive amounts of carbon dioxide, a product of burning oil, is the main cause of global warming. Therefore, the world would be better off without oil.
Too many people and industries rely on oil to throw it out. In 2018, $2.18 trillion worth of oil was consumed globally. For the sake of people, oil burning and production should stay.
[P1] Burning oil produces carbon dioxide
[P2] Carbon dioxide causes global warming.
[P3] The earth would be healthier without oil.
Rejecting the premises
[Rejecting P3] Society would not be healthier without oil.