Climate change or climate emergency?

Recently the British daily newspaper The Guardian decided to update its style guide with regard to the language it uses to refer to the environment. Instead of climate change, it recommends climate emergency, crisis or breakdown and instead of global warming, it prefers global heating. Read article


Here are some more words and phrases that are used to talk about environmental issues:


the Greenhouse Effect – efecto invernadero


greenhouse gases – gases de efecto invernadero


carbon dioxide emissions – emisiones de óxido de carbono


global footprint – huella ecológica


fossil fuel – combustible fósil


ecosystem – ecosistema


wildlife conservation – protección de la flora y fauna


to become extinct – extinguirse