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Green” living means living in a way that protects the environment. It involves limiting or preventing actions that pollute and conserving resources. One goal of green living is to make choices that create___________________, or actions that maintain the natural resources in the environment.
What is the direct cause of rising sea levels?
Melting Sea Ice
Melting Land Ice
The global temperature mark that will make a sustainable and equitable society.
1.5 degrees Celsius
2.0 degrees Celsius
0.86 degrees Celsius
What was agreed in the "Paris Agreement" in 2015?
Protection of industrial production
Keep global temperature rise well below the 2 ℃ pre-industrial level and follow the path of the 1.5 enja warming limit
Limit sea level rise to 6 feet above current level
A warmer Arctic has made the north-south air temperature contrast smaller. The effect of this is...
to increase ocean levels
to weaken the jet-stream
to create more hurricanes
to cause more storms in Europe.
Which of the following is a potential effect of air pollution?
Wildfires can be caused by.....
Accidental human factors only
Deliberate human factors only
Climatic factors only
All human and climatic factors
What is the term given to 'burning fragments of vegetation that travel by wind and start new spot fires away from the initial fire'?
Bushfires have increased in frequency and intensity due to...
Land mismanagement that began after colonization
Ocean currents are important to biomes. Which of the following statements is true?
The cold gulf stream affects the climate in Western Europe
The cold gulf stream affects the climate in Easter Europe
The warm gulf stream affects the climate in Western Europe
The warm gulf stream affects the climate in Eastern Europe
True or false.
A biome is a global scale ecosystem with a collection of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in.
So far, few species have been conclusively driven to extinction by climate change.
Great Biodiversity = Great Sustainability