Unit 1: World at risk (part II)

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1. What does the thawing of Permafrost do to the environment?

  • Causes flooding in low land areas
  • Releases CO2 & methane
  • Kills off vital plant organisms
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2. what did developing countries within the Kyoto Protocol have to do?

  • Monitor and report their emissions
  • Cut their emissions as well
  • Allow developed countries governments to control their energy output

3. How much is the continent Africa warming by?

  • Nothing
  • 0.5 degrees
  • 1 degree
  • 1.5 degrees

4. What is Permafrost?

  • Ground that is permantently frozen for 2 or more years
  • Frost that clings to metal, like pipes
  • Ground frost that is extremely difficult to thaw

5. What percentage did developed countries in the Kyoto Protocol have to cut their emmisions by?

  • 15%
  • 5%
  • 10%
  • 20%

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