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(Updated on 15/02/2017)

 

 

VOCABULARY :

 

 

  • Climate change glossary
    "How does adaptation differ from mitigation? And what is REDD? The jargon of climate change can be hard to grasp.
    Use this glossary to decode it."

    ex. : COP15 
    = "The official title of the Copenhagen conference, which takes place from 7-18 December 2009. Alternatively, it can be called the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)."

    (BBC)
  • Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
    ex.: Glacier: "A very large body of ice moving slowly down a slope or valley or spreading outward on a land surface."
    (teachervision.fen.com)

 

 

EARTH HOUR :





  • Earth Hour: Lights off to preserve the planet's environment - with pictures - 25 March 2018
    "The world's most famous landmarks are plunged into darkness for one hour every year.
    The global Earth Hour campaign raises awareness about the impacts of climate change. It started in Australia in 2007
    and is now observed by participants in 187 countries, according to organisers.
    Here are some major sites across the globe that dimmed their lights on Saturday 24 March 2018..."

    (BBC)
  • Monthly lesson plan - Earth Hour
    "Students watch a promotional video for Earth Hour, read a text about Earth Hour in the UK, and talk about issues related to the topic.
    Students listen to a song from the video as an extension activity."

    (teachingenglish.org.uk)
  • "Dans le cadre de la protection de l'environnement le 29 mars
    les capitales vont éteindre les lumières de leurs monuments les plus célèbres pendant une heure. Je fais un projet avec mes élèves leur demandant eux aussi de faire quelque chose pour la planète à cette heure -là. Nous allons écrire une lettre au maire de notre village pour lui demander de participer à "Earth Hour" aussi."
    (Bernadette Croze - Ac. Grenoble)