2. nowadays 当前
3. at the mere mention of 一提到
4. In view of the seriousness of this problem, effective measures should be taken before things get worse. 考虑到问题的严重性，在事态进一步恶化之前，必须采取有效的措施.
5. It is disputable that 无可争辩
6. Although this view is widely held, this is little evidence that...
7. In fact, we have to admit the face that… 事实上，我们不得不承认这个事实……
8. We should spare no effort to the … 我们应该不遗余力地……
9. This is a matter of life and death-a matter no country can afford to ignore. 这是一个关系国家生死的问题，任何国家都不能忽视。
10. This view is now being questioned by more and more people. 这一观点受到越来越多的质疑。
11. Despite many obvious advantages of …, it is not without its problem.
12. Many experts point out that, along with the development of modern society, it is an inevitable result and there is no way to avoid it. 许多专家指出这是现代社会发展的必然结果，无法避免。
13. Keep a favorable position in… 保持优势
14. As for me, I'm firmly convinced that … 就我而言，我坚定地认为……
15. In the first place 首先
16. But is it really case?
17. Negative impact 负面影响
18. Sth。 have worsened sth. ……使……恶化
19. It is suggested that governments ought to make efforts to 建议政府应该努力…
20. In conclusion, we must take into account this problem rationally and place more emphasize on… 总之，我们应该理智考虑这一问题，重视…
21. Need sth more than ever 比任何时候需要
22. Sth. have gone bad to worse 每况愈下
23. So precious is time that we can’t afford to waste it. 时间如此珍贵，我们不能浪费它
24. There is no one but longs to 人们都希望
25. Around the corner 迫在眉睫
26. We should bring home to people the value of doing sth. 我们应该让人们知道…的价值
27. As a popular saying goes," everything has two sides”.
28. Modernization program 现代化建设
29. Be linked to …与…有关
30. Quite a few 相当多
31. No invention has received more praise and abuse than Internet. 没有一项发明像互联网一样同时受到如此多的赞扬和批评