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1.1 Answer the questions in this quiz.
1 You decide to fly to an island 5,000 miles away for a holiday. How many trees would you need to plant to offset or make up for the CO, emissions produced by the flight?
2 Which is the most environmentally friendly way to clean your clothes?
A Hand-wash the clothes in hot water.
B Take them to the dry cleaners.
C Machine-wash the clothes in cold water.
3 You are tidying up your house in the evening, going back and forth between the bedroom, kitchen and living room, spending five to ten minutes in each room as you sort out the clutter. What is the best way to make sure your lights aren’t needlessly wasting energy?
A Keep the lights on as you go from room to room until the job is done.
B Turn the lights off every time you leave a room and then on again when you return.
4 You decide to cook a baked potato for lunch. Which is the most energy-efficient way of cooking the potato?
A Put it in an electric oven to cook slowly for an hour.
B Quickly zap it in the microwave.
5 You want to really make a significant contribution to the reduction of CO, emissions. Which of these would be of the most benefit over the course of a year?
A Taking the train instead of driving a car.
B Hanging your washing out to dry rather than using the tumble dryer.
C Working from home one day a week.
1.2 Listen to the answers to find out how environmentally aware you are.
1.3 Complete the text with one word in each gap. Then look at the recording script at the back of the book to check your answers.
If we want to (1) ………..energy then we need to change the way we behave. We need to buy appliances that are more energy (2) ………..and limit the amount of time we use them. To reduce the (3) ………..the greenhouse gases have on our (4) ………..we should plant more trees. Trees can (5) ………..carbon dioxide and so they help to (6) ………..the fumes produced by our cars. Turning off lights even for a few minutes can (7) ………..the negative effects of turning them on again later.
- save (conserve is also possible)
- effect (impact is also possible)
- counter/ offset
- offset/ counter
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