What are the 4 Rs?
What is a carbon number?
Amount of greenhouse gases each person produces each year
Where can you bring waste to recycle it?
What can you bring to bring banks?
Paper Glass Plastic Cardboard Clothes Batteries Electrical equipment
What is incineration?
The burning of waste under controlled conditions
What department is responsible for care of the environment?
Who is the minister?
The department of communications, climate action and the environment
What is the green schools programme?
Aims to encourage schools and their pupils to take an active role in looking after the environment
Name a national park
Killarney national park
What is the green party?
Political party in Ireland and around the world that place emphasis on the environment
What is climate change?
The planet is increasingly heating up due to the burning of fossil fuels
What problems does climate change cause?
Rising sea levels
Name some conference/agreements relating to global warming and climate change
The Bali agreement 2007
The Kyoto Protocol 1997
The UN General Assembly Summit on Climate Change 2009
Name some challenges to the environment
Oil spill- the Gulf of Mexico
Radioactive pollution- Chernobyl
Rainforest reduction- Amazon
Disappearing seas- the Aural Sea