Essay Assignment 2 (E-02) – Documented Argument in APASpecificationsYour argumentative essay will be on an environmental topic from the list of options below. Consider your audience for this paper to be your peers. The essay should be between 3 ½ and 4 pages (850 to 1,000 words) in length, not including the cover page, abstract, or reference page. It should be double spaced in Times New Roman 12 point font and must include:An introduction, a minimum of 3 body paragraphs, and a conclusiona clearly articulated thesis that states the claim, position, or stance that your essay will prove in the introduction to your paper5 cited sources, at least 2 of these sources should come from the MDC databasesAt least 4 quotes from your sourcesTopic sentences that focus the discussion in the body paragraphsExamples, details, and explanations, and other researched evidence in the body paragraphs that clearly support the claim of your thesisCounterarguments and refutations that show you understand the complexity of your argument and can accurately acknowledge the views of the opposition and refute themClear connections between ideas from paragraph to paragraph and within paragraphs (coherence)Proper APA style format in the cover page, in the abstract, in the in-text citations, and in the Reference page (see the template and instructional video for creating the APA format)Reference page listing a minimum of five sourcesStandard usage, grammar, and mechanicsImportant InformationYou will submit your final draft through the Turn-it-in drop box designated for this purpose in the course. Please be aware, that although Turn-it-in does allow for similarities for quotations up to 24% of your paper, any similarity above 24% is considered too high for an original paper and will be flagged as plagiarism.You can get help with your paper at any of the campus writing centers, and you can also receive online help via SmartThinking, the online tutoring service provided by the College. This service is available by clicking on SmartThinking in the left-hand menu bar of the course under Tools & Resources.Were in the midst of a planet-altering climate crisis.Read1) the McKibben article, “How Extreme Weather is Shrinking the Planet” provided in Module 2.2) two articles from A below3) two articles from B below from the MDC database,Opposing Viewpoints.TOPIC: Your APA paper must focus on the effects of climate change and include at least one thing you can do to fight it. (If the links arent live, cut and paste them.)A.Provided Articles – choose 21. New York Magazine:Uninhabitable Earth:http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans.html?gtm=bottom>m=bottom2. New York Magazine: UN Says Climate Genocide Is Coming. It’s Actually Worse Than That: https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/10/un-says-climate-genocide-coming-but-its-worse-than-that.html3. Salon: On Climate Change, Its Time to Start Panicking:https://www.salon.com/2018/08/05/on-climate-change-its-time-to-start-panicking4. RollingStone: Houston: A Global Warning: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/hurricane-harvey-houston-flood-is-climate-change-warning-w500596?utm_source=rsnewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=daily&utm_campaign=083117_165. EcoWatch: “Scientists Warn We May Be on Track to Hothouse Earth”:https://www.ecowatch.com/scientists-warn-hothouse-earth-2593568878.html6. Rolling Stone: Welcome to the Age of Planet Migration:https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/welcome-to-the-age-of-climate-migration-202221/7.Time: Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters:https://time.com/5606665/vibrio-vulnificus-climate-change/8.BBC:European heatwave: France hits record temperature of 45.9C [114 F]:https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-487952649. The New Yorker: How South Korea is Composting its Way to Sustainability:https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/03/09/how-south-korea-is-composting-its-way-to-sustainability10.Science Alert:Ice Sheet Melting is Perfectly In Line With Our Worst-Case Scenario, Scientists Warnhttps://www.sciencealert.com/ice-sheet-melting-is-perfectly-in-line-with-our-worst-case-scenario-scientists-warnB.MDC Opposing View Points Database Articles – choose 2Opposing Viewpoints:Go to the Energyand Environmentalism section.You’ll find thousands of magazine, newspaper, radio, and reference articles there. Here’s how to get there:https://www.mdc.edu/learning-resources/DatabasesLog in: Student number (example: 1000012345); PW: the last 4 digits (2345)Social Sciences>Opposing Viewpoints>Energy and EnvironHere are some general websites that might provide some useful data for your research:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Laws and Regulations:https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Data:https://www.epa.gov/facts-and-figures-about-materials-waste-and-recycling.World Bank Data:https://data.worldbank.org/topic/environment.United Nations Environment Program:https://www.unenvironment.org/regions/north-america.350.org:https://350.org/science/.NASA on climate change:https://climate.nasa.gov/.The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):https://www.ipcc.ch/about/.