Climate emergency 氣候緊急狀態

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地球已經進入 「climate emergency(氣候緊急狀態)」。長期以來,科學家們不斷發出警告,環境危機迫在眉睫。現在,我們能為保護地球環境做些什麼?聽節目,菲菲和 Roy 教你 「climate emergency」 的定義和用法,以及如何成為環保達人。

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Feifei
歡迎收聽 BBC英語教學的 「地道英語」 節目。大家好,我是馮菲菲。

Roy
… and me, Roy.

Feifei
我剛才看到你在回收垃圾,值得表揚!And is that a reusable bag?

Roy
Yes, I’m saving the world one bag at a time! I was reading an article about the climate emergency that our world is facing.

Feifei
看來你是看到我放在你桌子上的那篇文章了。I thought you’d find it interesting and it might help you to become more of an eco-warrior like me. I’m Super Feifei – Queen of Recycling and you can be my helper, Roybot.

Roy
What? You’ve given yourself a superhero name and called me Roybot! Why am I the helper?

Feifei
Because you’re not as cool as me – plus someone needs to fight this climate emergency.

Roy
Right, well, if giving yourself a superhero name encourages you to help the planet, I support you, Super Feifei! Why don’t we talk about some other ways we can fight the climate emergency?

Feifei
Indeed, we will, Roybot. Right after these examples…

Examples
We need to do more to tackle the climate emergency.

Scientists have declared a climate emergency in response to the melting ice caps.

We’ve taken up recycling in order to fight the climate emergency.

Feifei
你正在收聽的是 BBC英語教學的 「地道英語」 節目。這期節目中我們給大家介紹的表達是 「climate emergency(氣候緊急狀態)」。它指的是一種需要採取緊急行動來緩解或遏制氣候變化,以避免引發不可逆轉的環境破壞的狀況。

Roy
Well, we’ve already talked about using re-usable bags and recycling, but what about investing in renewable energy sources such as wind and solar?

Feifei
Yes! I have solar panels on my roof to power my superhero base. 「Solar panels (太陽能電池板)」。

Roy
Also, cutting down your meat consumption can really help. I am vegetarian, but just a reduction of the amount of meat you eat can help in the battle against the climate emergency.

Feifei
And what about cycling? That’s much better instead of using cars or taxis.

Roy
I thought as a superhero, you might be able to fly.

Feifei
No, I’m trying to reduce fumes by not flying. Cycling for me. Bye, Roybot!

Roy
Bye!