Real English Conversation - 89 : Pollution

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Tony: I'm really concerned about the pollution in our town. It seems to be getting worse every year.

Gaby: I agree, we need to do something about it before it becomes a bigger problem. I think one of the main causes of pollution is the heavy traffic in our town.

Tony: Yes, we should encourage more people to use public transportation or bikes instead of driving. I think the factories and power plants in our town are also major contributors to pollution.

Gaby: That's true, we need to hold these industries accountable and encourage them to adopt cleaner technologies.I've noticed a lot of litter on the streets lately. It's not only an eyesore, but it's also harmful to the environment.

Tony: We should all do our part by properly disposing of our trash and encouraging others to do the same. What do you think about the use of plastic bags and other single-use items?

Gaby: I think we should try to avoid them whenever possible and use more sustainable alternatives. I think the local government should pass more laws and regulations to protect our environment.

Tony: I agree, but we should also make sure these laws are practical and not too burdensome on businesses and residents. I think education is key to changing people's behavior and reducing pollution in our town.

Gaby: Yes, we should educate people about the impact of their actions and encourage them to adopt more eco-friendly habits. I think we should also consider the impact of our food choices on the environment.

Tony: That's a good point. We should try to eat more locally grown and organic foods to reduce our carbon footprint. What do you think about the use of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power?

Gaby: I think we should encourage more investment in these technologies to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. Ultimately, we all need to take responsibility for reducing pollution in our town and protecting the environment for future generations.

Tony: I couldn't agree more. We only have one planet, and it's up to us to take care of it.

Question 1:

What are Tony and Gaby discussing?

Question 2:

What is a cause of pollution they discuss?

Question 3:

What do they think about the use of single-use items?

Question 4:

What do they think about the use of renewable energy sources?

Question 5:

What do they believe is ultimately responsible for reducing pollution?

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