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LearnEnglish Professionals CLIMATE CHANGE AUDIOSCRIPT © The British Council, 2007 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. A radio talk about climate change. Optional exercise Read these notes that a student has taken while listening to the radio programme. Identify and correct three errors. (Answers below) 1. Greenhouse Effect: The sun heats the Earth which sends energy into Space. Radiation stays in the atmosphere. It warms the atmosphere and the Earth. 2. Methane and commercial oil and gas from landfills cause damage to the Earth’s surface. 3. Burning fossil fuels has made the problem bigger. 4. The formation of new oceans could slow down global warming. 5. Global warming will cause worldwide problems simultaneously. Interviewer Doctor Grant, could you explain in a few words what The Greenhouse Effect actually means? Doctor Grant
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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