Green Channel

How to cut an environmental dash in France this summer - a sprinkling of useful eco-words and phrases from Lonely Planet's French Phrasebook (pounds 3.99):

la couche d'ozone = ozone layer

les dechets toxiques = toxic waste

l'effet de serre = greenhouse effect

un essai nucleaire = nuclear testing

le papier recycle = recycled paper

les pluies acides = acid rain

la pollution des eaux = water pollution

le pot catalytique = catalytic converter

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