66 по английскому языку за 11 класс  Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко

№66 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко

авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко

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Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 66

lot of ice near the North and South Poles to melt, making more water go into the oceans. The process of ozone depletion caused by the pollution of the air with CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) over the Polar Regions will contribute into this process too. Many areas along the coast like Venice, New York, the Netherlands or tropical islands are very likely to get under water. The planet would never be the same without these places. The time to act is now.

In 1997 in Kyoto, Japan, an international agreement was signed aimed at fighting global warming. Its goal is to achieve the stabilisation of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere to prevent dangerous climate change. The Kyoto Protocol recognises that developed countries are responsible for the high levels of GHG emissions in the atmosphere as a result of more than 150 years of industrial activity. Under the Protocol, 37 countries have to reduce greenhouse gases emissions. CFCs have to be reduced under the 1987 Montreal Protocol dealing with substances responsible for ozone depletion.

fc Which of the words in bold means

• to go up?

• to turn from ice and snow into water?

• to cause a gas to leave an enclosed area and enter the surrounding area?

• a substance which is used to provide heat or power, usually by being burned?

• to make smaller?

• becoming larger?

Match the paragraphs of the article with the headings below:

Ozone depletion and melting of the ice. Pollution in the past. Greenhouse effect. Carbon footprint. International agreements. Global warming. Pollution now.

Is the situation with pollution changing for the better or for

the worse?

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