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現代世界の英語−環境 (4)

 

騒音公害
noise pollution

日照権
right to sunshine

地球温暖化
global warming
global warming : a gradual increase in world temperatures caused by polluting gases such as carbon dioxide which are collecting in the air around the Earth and preventing heat escaping into space - CALD

地球温暖化防止条約(=国連気候変動枠組条約)
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC
convention: a formal agreement between country leaders, politicians and states on a matter which involves them all - CALD

温室効果
greenhouse effect
greenhouse effect: an increase in the amount of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere which is believed to be the cause of a gradual warming of the surface of the Earth - CALD

温室効果ガス
greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas: a gas, especially carbon dioxide or methane, that is thought to trap heat above the Earth and cause the greenhouse effect - LDCE

地球温暖化防止京都会議(=気候変動枠組条約第3回締約国会議)
the Third Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP3
party: one of the people or groups who are involved in a legal argument or agreement - LDCE

京都議定書
the Kyoto Protocol
protocol: an international agreement between two or more countries - LDCE

二酸化炭素排出量
carbon-dioxide emissions

排出権取引
Emissions Trading, ET
trading: the activity of buying and selling goods or services - LDCE