China's Air Pollution

China’s Air Pollution

Views:61462|Rating:4.70|View Time:2:57Minutes|Likes:189|Dislikes:12From VOA Learning English, welcome to the Economics Report in Special English. China has been struggling to deal with record levels of smog over Beijing. Recently, officials in several Chinese cities announced plans to trade carbon credits as a way to reduce air pollution. For many years, China considered economic growth more important than […]

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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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Study English - Series 1, Episode 5: Global Warming

Study English – Series 1, Episode 5: Global Warming

Views:132989|Rating:4.85|View Time:10:3Minutes|Likes:415|Dislikes:13In this episode we’re going to look at ways of brainstorming, taking notes and developing ideas. For more information go to: To view captions (subtitles) for this video, click on the ‘CC’ button on the player control bar to turn captions on. You can also view in multiple languages by selecting ‘translate captions’.

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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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