Updated: Jun 20
Environment is a very common topic for IELTS writing.
I have collected some interesting articles and short videos for you to learn about the topic and the issues being debated. You should extract as much vocabulary as you can from the articles and videos to use in your writing and to improve your overall vocabulary.
Here are some useful videos from NASA Earth Minute
Climate crisis Climate change Global Warming
Carbon dioxide CO2 Water vapour
Greenhouse gas Greenhouse effect Warming the planet
Car emission Carbon emissions heat-trapping pollution
Industrial Revolution Energy sector Transportation sector
Global temperatures Rising water tempratures Rising sea levels
Extreme weather draught conditions air pollutants
Ice sheets Polar region atmosphere
Renewable energy Solar energy Hydro power
Bug-borne diseases Global food production Negatively impacted
Deforestation Land clearing Human activities
Clean power Carpooling Energy-efficient
Melting glaciers Fossil fuels Coal, oil, natural gas
Global warming is one of the biggest threats to our environment. What causes global warming? What solutions are there to this problem?
Some people think the best way to solve global environmental problems is to increase the cost of fuel. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Global environmental issues are the responsibility of rich nations not of poorer nations. Do you agree with this opinion?
Developed countries have created many environmental problems in the world, particularly in their contribution to global warming. Why is global warming a problem? What can be done to reduce the danger of global warming? SAMPLE ANSWER
Global warming is on one of the most serious issues that the world is facing today. What are the the causes of global warming? and what measures can governments and individuals take to tackle the issue? SAMPLE ANSWER
ACADEMIC TASK 1 WRITING
The following diagram shows how greenhouse gases trap energy from the Sun. Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information shown in the diagram.