- emission /ih-MISH-uhn/
- transition /tran-ZISH-uhn/
- transportation /trans-per-TEY-shuhn/
- renewable /ri-noo-wuh-buhl/
- drastically /DRAS-tik-lee/
[noun] – the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc
The emission of gases such as carbon dioxide should be lessened at their present level.
[noun] – a change from one form or type to another, or the process by which this happens
The transition from school to work can be difficult.
[noun] – a vehicle or system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, etc. for getting from one place to another
We need to find some other means of transportation.
[adjective] – Renewable forms of energy can be produced as quickly as they are used
Renewable sources of energy must be used where practical.
[adverb] – in a way that is severe and sudden or has very noticeable effects
Taxes were drastically cut in an attempt to kick-start the economy.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, on the other hand, stated that the decision would result in a “clean, efficient, and competitive economy” and would place Israel at the forefront of the fight against climate change. Israel’s goals matched those of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, a legally binding international convention on climate change that over 200 countries signed. It aspires to maintain global temperatures below 2.0 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels, and preferably below 1.5 degrees Celsius. Israel signed the Paris Climate Agreement. It has set a short-term target of reducing emissions by 27% by 2030.
- Do you support Israel’s initiative? Why or why not?
- As an individual, how do you help the environment? Please eplain your answer.
- If you had the authority, would you also pursue to lower carbon emissions? Please elaborate on your answer.
- Do you agree with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s idea? Why or why not?
- In your opinion, what is the best way to lessen carbon emissions? Please explain your answer.
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