Exercício: Texto em inglês sobre o Meio Ambiente

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Pessoal,

1. Leiam o texto a seguir. / Read the text below.

- What is climate change?

'Climate change' means the increase in the Earth’s average temperature since the beginning of the 20th century and its impacts now and in the future. Since about 1900, the average near-surface temperature of the planet has increased by 0.75 degrees Celsius and the UK's sea level has risen by about 10 centimetres. Further global rises are expected, as well as more extreme weather events like flooding and drought.

- The causes of climate change

There is very strong evidence that recent global warming can't be explained by natural causes alone. Humans are changing the climate by their actions, especially through emissions of greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, which artificially warm the Earth's atmosphere.

- The effects of climate change

The effects of climate change include rising temperatures, higher sea levels and more frequent extreme weather events like storms and heatwaves. These are expected to become more severe in coming decades. What people do now and in coming decades to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will determine the level of future impacts.


2. Respondam as perguntas a seguir. / Answer the questions below.

a. Has the temperature of the planet increased? Why?
............................................................................

b. What are the causes of climate change?
............................................................................

3. Mark True or False. / Verdadeiro ou Falso

a. Since about 1900, the average near-surface temperature of the planet has increased by 0.75 degrees Celsius and the UK's sea level has risen by about 10 centimetres. (.....)
b. The effects of climate change include rising temperatures, higher sea levels and more frequent extreme weather events like storms and heatwaves. (.....)
c. What people do now and in coming decades to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will determine the level of future impacts. (.....)
d. The climate in Brazil will never change. (.....)

4. Como se diz "aquecimento global" em inglês?
..............................................................................


Texto retirado de:
www.direct.gov.uk

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Aqui estão as respostas / Here are the answers

2.

a. Yes. Because of climate change.
b. There is very strong evidence that recent global warming can't be explained by natural causes alone. Humans are changing the climate by their actions, especially through emissions of greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, which artificially warm the Earth's atmosphere.

3.

a. True
b. True
c. True
d. False

4.

Global warming


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