A solution to plastic pollution? BBC News Review

A solution to plastic pollution? BBC News Review

Views:93079|Rating:4.86|View Time:9:20Minutes|Likes:1747|Dislikes:49Has a solution to plastic pollution been found? Scientists have discovered an enzyme that could be used to break down some commonly used plastics. Dan and Catherine teach you the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story. Key words and phrases inadvertently unintentionally devour eat eagerly usher in (here) cause an […]

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News Review: LATEST: Tourism's carbon footprint

News Review: LATEST: Tourism’s carbon footprint

Views:159|Rating:5.00|View Time:7:54Minutes|Likes:3|Dislikes:0Tourists are partly to blame for global warming A new report says that tourism is responsible for 8% of all carbon emissions. Dan and Catherine bring you the language you need to talk about this story. Language challenge The amount of carbon a person generates is their carbon ______ a) handprint b) footprint c) […]

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BBC News Review: Tourists' carbon footprint 3 times worse

BBC News Review: Tourists’ carbon footprint 3 times worse

Views:32388|Rating:4.88|View Time:8:6Minutes|Likes:780|Dislikes:20[Images: GETTY IMAGES] The story A new study says tourism accounts for 8% of global carbon emissions – about three times more than previously estimated. The report, published in the journal Nature, includes details on the carbon footprint linked to tourists’ food, shopping and accommodation as well as their travel. Vocabulary choking stopping from […]

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