- relentless /ri-LENT-lis/
- unprecedented /uhn-PRES-i-den-tid/
- in parallel /in PAR-uh-lel/
- tangible /TAN-juh-buhl /
- vulnerable /VUHL-ner-uh-buhl /
[adjective] – harsh, inflexible, unyielding, continuous and oppressive
The relentless heatwave made it difficult for people to go about their daily activities.
[adjective] – never before experienced or encountered; unparalleled
The unprecedented heat levels caused concern among scientists and residents alike.
[adverbial phrase] – simultaneously or concurrently
In parallel to organizing the conference, the committee members were also coordinating with the caterers to ensure a seamless and enjoyable event for all attendees.
[adjective] – perceptible by touch; clear and definite; real and concrete
The tangible effects of climate change, such as extreme temperatures, are affecting daily life.
[adjective] – susceptible to physical or emotional harm; easily influenced or attacked
The study emphasizes the vulnerable position of certain populations, like children, in the face of climate change.
With time running out, experts urgently call for concrete actions to tackle climate change, emphasizing the need for robust policies and adaptation measures. The study highlights Brazil’s climate vulnerability, especially its impact on vulnerable populations like children, stressing the global consequences. Swift and decisive international efforts are imperative to mitigate the far-reaching effects of rising temperatures, as the current heatwave in Brazil serves as a stark reminder of the challenges in the battle against a warming planet.
- Have you ever experienced an unprecedented weather event in your region? If so, how did it impact your daily life? If not, what weather events are common in your area?
- Can you recall a moment when you felt vulnerable due to extreme weather conditions? If so, how did you cope with it? If not, what measures do you think people should take during extreme weather?
- Do you agree with the urgency expressed by experts in tackling climate change?
- How might the tangible threats mentioned in the article impact not only the affected regions but also the global community?
- Considering the parallel between rising temperatures and health risks, how can societies adapt to protect vulnerable populations?