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Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Polish coal controversy. Video lesson 23

Level: Upper-Intermediate / B2

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At the Climate Change Summit in Poland, the UN Chief Climate Negotiator (Christiana Figueres) has called on Poland to cut its use of coal. But they are heavily dependant on it.
Watch this short (three minute) video about new coal technology in Poland and then answer the following questions:
1) How many people like in Krakow?
2) Breathing the smog is like smoking how many cigarettes a year?
3) Who does Andrzej Gula work for?
4) How many people die from the smog in Krakow every year?
5) What does the new facility in Katowice produce from coal?

Answers below!


1) 35,000?
2) 2,500?
3) Krakow Clean Air Campaign?
4) Several hundred
5) Gas

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