In the News, June 7, 2019

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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have two stories from world news, and one on the environment.

In our first story, we hear about some really terrifying ideas on global warming.

You can find out more about this here:

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/148cb0_a1406e0143ac4c469196d3003bc1e687.pdf

https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-global-warming-end-human-civilisation-research-a8943531.html

In world news, we learn about a very sad and shocking story related to chocolate. Child labour is being used to help supply us with cheap chocolate. You can read more about this here:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/business/hershey-nestle-mars-chocolate-child-labor-west-africa/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.4416f09f97f1

And finally, in world news again, we hear about a bridge in Russia that ... disappeared. You can read more about this here:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-bridge-theft-disappear-arctic-umba-river-rail-a8944971.html

Worksheet Answers:

  1. C 2. B 3. A

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