- Are you an environmentalist?
- Do you think wildfires slow the recovery of the ozone layer?
- warn /wawrn/
- author /AW-ther/
- damage /DAM-ij/
- publish /PUHB-lish/
- atmosphere /AT-muhs-feer/
[verb] – to make someone realize a possible danger or problem, especially one in the future
We were warned not to consume the fish since it might make our stomachs uncomfortable.
[noun] – the writer of a book, article, play, etc.
He is the author of two French history books.
[noun] – harm or injury
Powerful winds had caused serious damage to the shelter.
[verb] – to make information available to people, especially in a book, magazine, or newspaper, or to produce and sell a book, magazine, or newspaper
Her first work was published while she was only 19 years old.
[noun] – the mixture of gases that surrounds some planets, such as the earth; the air
Toxic gases are released into the atmosphere by these factories.
True or False:
- Satellite studies demonstrate that smoke from Australia’s wildfires two years ago had an impact on the Earth’s protective barrier.
- Scientists warned that recent efforts to restrict ozone-depleting chemicals could be jeopardized as a result.
- The ozone layer is recovering at a rate of roughly 1% per decade at mid-latitudes.
- Prof. Susan Solomon is the study’s lead author.
- Prof. Clare Murphy anticipated that ozone depletion will reappear after large fires.
Fill in the blanks:
- The __________ to the car was minimal.
- A clear __________ heightens the blue of the sky.
- The newspaper refused to __________ the letter.
- I thought I should __________ her about it.
- My favorite __________ is John Green.