Weather and Seasons, Environmental problems

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Otázka: Weather and Seasons, Environmental problems

Jazyk: Angličtina

Přidal(a): Teena

 

 

Weather and Seasons

Climate of the Czech Republic

  • The Czech Republic mostly has a temperate oceanic climate, with warm summers and cold, cloudy and snowy winters.
  • The temperature difference between summer and winter is relatively high, due to the landlocked geographical position
  • Summer temperatures usually don’t exceed 30 degrees centigrade and in winter there are seldom temperatures lower than 10 degrees below zero
  • The year is divided into four seasons :
  • Spring – From 21st March – 21st June
  • Summer – 21st June – 23rd September
  • Autumn – 23rd September – 21st December
  • Winter – 21st December – 21st March

 

Climate of the USA

  • The climate of the United States varies due to changes in latitude, and a range of geographic features, including mountains and deserts.
  • Generally, on the mainland, the climate of the U.S. becomes warmer the further south one travels, and drier the further west, until one reaches the West Coast.

 

Climate of the UK

  • The United Kingdom straddles the higher mid-latitudes between 49° and 61° N on the western seaboard of Europe.
  • The UK is always in or close to the path of the polar front jet stream, that’s why there are typical frequent changes in pressure and unsettled weather
  • There can be experienced many types of weather in a single day.
  • In general the climate of the UK is cool and often cloudy and rainy, and high temperatures are infrequent.

 

Environmental Problems

Environmental issues in general

  • Environmental issues are harmful effects of human activity on the biophysical environment.
  • Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of both the environment and humans.
  • Major current environmental issues may include climate change, pollution, environmental degradation, and resource depletion etc.
  • Organizations:
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • The International Union for Conservation of Nature
    • brings together 83 states, 108 government agencies, 766 Non-governmental organizations and 81 international organizations and about 10,000 experts and scientists from countries around the world
  • Non-governmental organizations: Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, World Wide Fund for Nature,..





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