Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes! Can the world’s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases – the USA and China – work together for the good of the environment? That’s what we will be watching for when their representatives meet up for a climate summit. Neil and Rob discuss the issues around climate change and teach you vocabulary along the way.
This week’s question:
In November this year, world leaders are due to meet at a climate conference. In which city will this be taking place?
Watch the video to find out the answer.
countries, industries or just things that produce – or emit – harmful substances that harm the environment
things you want to achieve even if they are difficult to do
an impossible situation because it has two opposite factors
make less severe or serious
not trying to be more important than others and admitting your bad qualities
faults or mistakes
To download the audio and a transcript, go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210422