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Climate champion or climate dunce? Take this quiz to find out

15.03.2019
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To mark the school strikes, the UK Student Climate Network has devised a quiz to test your knowledge of all things green The first wind turbine was built in 1887 by Scottish engineer James Blyth. He tried to sell wind electricity to his local village. Why did the local people say no?The power supply was too irregularThey said it was 'the work of the devil'A rich and powerful American who had bought a lot of land in the area objected According to the European Climate Foundation, how much of its energy needs could Europe meet from renewables by 2050 without paying more for electricity than it currently does?60%80% 40%Which famous Swedish scientist helped to first run the maths on climate change and is an ancestor of Greta Thunberg?Alfred Nobel Johan RockströmSvante ArrheniusWhat's the difference between climate change and global warming?Global warming is an increase in the earth's average surface temperature, which then causes climate changeClimate change describes every effect of rising greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, including global warmingThere isn't oneIn 1941, Russell Ohl invented the solar cell, shortly after the invention of the transistor, allowing for the development of solar panels. What was Ohl's middle name?PeacobbleShoemakerAntoniaWhen, in 1856, Eunice Foote first established that carbon dioxide could cause global warming, her scientific research was largely ignored. Her paper was covered by Scientific American though. Under what title?Scientific LadiesMassachusetts wife and mother publishes new work on gasesIs it time to rethink coal?The Kyoto Protocol of 1997 got developed nations to pledge to reduce emissions by an average of 5% until 2008. Which country's authority declared immediately that it would not ratify the treaty?The UK parliament The Lok Sabha of IndiaThe US SenateHow many MPs did Caroline Lucas say skipped the climate change debate in parliament that was secured after the last UK Youth Climate strike?410510610The annual carbon emissions from London's airports are the equivalent of the emissions from:PortsmouthKansasCroatiaHow many of the world's 197 countries have national climate laws that set legally binding targets for reducing emissions?78196 and above.Decent, you've clearly been brushing up. Keep going and see what else you can do 7 and above.Decent, you've clearly been brushing up. Keep going and see what else you can do 4 and above.Decent, you've clearly been brushing up. Keep going and see what else you can do 5 and above.Decent, you've clearly been brushing up. Keep going and see what else you can do 2 and above.You didn't learn enough about climate change at school. To be fair, none of us did, which is why we want to reform the national curriculum9 and above.Climate champion! Now you've got the knowledge, what else are you doing?3 and above.You didn't learn enough about climate change at school. To be fair, none of us did, which is why we want to reform the national curriculum1 and above.You didn't learn enough about climate change at school. To be fair, none of us did, which is why we want to reform the national curriculum10 and above.Climate champion! Now you've got the knowledge, what else are you doing?8 and above.Climate champion! Now you've got the knowledge, what else are you doing?0 and above.:( Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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