Question 28 - Reading and Writing Practice Test for the PSAT/NMSQT Exam

Which statement would most logically conclude the passage provided?

As 2023 ramps up to be the hottest on record, concerned citizens around the world consider the geographical changes taking place and wonder if there is anything we can do to mitigate human impact on climate. From shrinking Arctic ice caps to shifting weather patterns that bring both increased droughts and increased flooding, it may seem that the damage is done and all we can do is sit back and wait for the natural world to just implode. The physical geography of our world is changing as lakes dry up, sea levels rise, and erosion changes the landscapes. As the land changes, our human geography changes, too. Economic shifts, globalization, and climate-related migration mean that populations of people are shifting across the globe. Dangerous weather events, rising sea levels, and drought are changing where people live and how they interact with the world around them.

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