- emission /ih-mish-uhn/
- summit /SUHM-it/
- shift /shift/
- lessen /LES-uhn /
- acknowledge /ak-NOL-ij/
[noun] – the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc.
Countries and businesses are attempting to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
[noun] – an important formal meeting between leaders of governments from two or more countries
The annual economic summit of world leaders will take place next week.
[verb] – to (cause something or someone to) move or change from one position or direction to another, especially slightly
According to the forecast, the wind is forecast to shift to the east tomorrow.
[verb] – if something lessens or is lessened, it becomes less strong
Heart disease can be lessened by eating a healthy diet.
[verb] – to accept, admit, or recognize something, or the truth or existence of something
Historians generally acknowledge her as a pioneer in her field.
Sophie Howe’s responsibility as the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales is to encourage public bodies and policymakers to consider the long-term consequences of their policies. She stated that people could make many adjustments, including those she had made in her own life. She also mentioned the tiny change like not buying plastic bottles, refilling glass bottles, and removing her makeup with reusable pads. Also, she said that owning an electric automobile or having kitchen cabinets made of recycled tires could be some options.
Julie James, the Welsh Minister for Climate Change, was raised understanding of the need to safeguard the environment. According to Ms. James, people might be astonished to learn how old a lot of her clothes, and how many objects she has around her house that have been fixed rather than replaced. However, she acknowledged that “little changes are essential” and that “more effort can always be made.”
- How do you help in lessening carbon emission in your own little way?
- What policies in your country have been made to help lessen carbon emission? Please elaborate on your answer.
- If you had the money, would you already purchase an electric car? Why or why not?
- Do you agree that we need to raise understanding of the need to safeguard the environment?
- What do you think about fixing things at home instead of replacing them?