Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes! Are you concerned about your carbon footprint? Neil and Sam discuss an idea for manufacturers to add labels that show the carbon footprint of products, and teach you some related vocabulary.
This week’s question:
According to the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions, how many tonnes of CO2 equivalent per person annually could be reduced by living car-free?
a) Around 1 tonne
b) Around 2 tonnes
c) Around 3 tonnes
Watch the video to find out the answer.
how much carbon is used through the activities of a person, company or country
(informal) measuring the carbon footprint of something
become popular or fashionable
decisions based on good and accurate information
trusted or reliable
from farm to fork
the processes involved from agricultural production to consumption
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