MITIGATING THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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MITIGATING THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE. CARBON FOOTPRINT.

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The main source of human greenhouse gas emissions is:

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Which country is the major emitter of greenhouse gases?

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Which of these energy sources is non-renewable?

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Which of these energy sources is not a fossil fuel?

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Which of these energy sources is the most used in the world?

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Which of these energy sources is the most climate-friendly?

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Which of these energy sources emits the largest amount of greenhouse gases per unit of energy produced?

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Which of these substances cannot be obtained from crude oil?

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What is the difference between a combined heat and power plant (CHPP) and a thermal power plant (TPP)?

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What is the main problem with nuclear power plants?

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Offshore wind farms are built:

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Is biomass a renewable source of energy?

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In Brazil 1/5 of vehicle fuels are produced from:

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Which of these types of power plant does not use the power of water?

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Which of these European countries, known for volcanic activity, produces 1/3 of its electricity from geothermal power plants?

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What share of all the electricity produced in the world comes from renewable sources (including hydropower)?

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Which country was the first in the world to reach 40% of energy generated from wind farms?

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Which of these cities would make the greatest use of solar power?

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In which country was the first tidal power station built?

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In which country was the first tidal power station built?

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What is the meaning of the ‘Class A’ label on electric devices produced in the European Union?

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What does a thermal camera measure?

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Which of these actions to maintain the temperature inside a building is not environmentally friendly?

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Why is it better to use LED bulbs, although they are more expensive than energy-efficient fluorescent bulbs?

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What is the meaning of ‘carbon footprint’?

 

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What is CO2 equivalent used to calculate?

 

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What is the best way to find out the energy efficiency of a home appliance?

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How can a person or a company compensate for their carbon footprint?

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Which type of transport emits the largest quantity of greenhouse gases?

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What is a carpool?

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Which of these ways of getting around a city is the most climate-friendly?

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An active building is a building, where:

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In northern countries a passive building is a building, which:

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Most of the heat loss from a building is through the:

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Which of these types of rubbish takes longest to decompose?

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What bag should you take shopping in order to reduce your carbon footprint?

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Which of the products that you buy with your parents has the smallest carbon footprint?

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Which advice for energy-efficient use of a saucepan is correct?

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Which country was the first to build an active house?

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In what country was the Kyoto Protocol signed?

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