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People changing climate
1. Man-made climate change?
2. How will future be?
3. How hinder climate change?
- What can you do?
- What can government do?
- International cooperation
* Worksheet 1
* Worksheet 2

How are
people changing
the climate?


3. How can we hinder
man-made climate change?


Worksheet 1


Can you answer the following questions?

1) Which of the following measures are relevant to climate change?
a) Not throwing garbage in the woods and on beaches
b) Turning off the lights when leaving a room
c) Using sunscreen lotion
d) Stopping releases of radioactive substances from nuclear power plants etc.

2) A car contributes less to climate change if it...
a) runs on lead-free petrol
b) has a catalytic converter
c) uses little petrol or diesel pr kilometer
d) has eight cylinders instead of four

3) The most "climate-friendly" way of getting to school is by...
a) taking the bus
b) riding in an electric car
c) taking the metro or train
d) walking or bicycling

4) A way to help reduce emissions of greenhouse gases is...
a) using phosphate-free washing powder
b) eating healthy food
c) avoiding the use of spray cans
d) buying fewer products that are transported from far away

5) Deforestation is...
a) when trees are cut down or burned without being replaced with new trees
b) when trees are cut down or burned and replaced with new trees
c) science of forest labour
d) forestry

6) Deforestation affects the greenhouse effect because...
a) forests absorb CO2 from the atmosphere
b) burning wood emits SF6 to the atmosphere
c) trees emit a special gas which counteracts the greenhouse effect
d) trees reflect sunshine back into space


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Authors: Ellen K. Henriksen and Camilla Schreiner - University of Oslo - Norway. Scientific reviewer: Andreas Tjernshaugen - CICERO (Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo) - Norway - 2004-01-20 Educational reviewer: Educational reviewer: Nina Arnesen - Marienlyst school in Oslo - Norway - 2004-03-10. Quiz programmer: Julia Heres - University of Nürnberg - Germany. Last update: 2004-03-27.




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