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chapter 4

Vocabulary Chapter 4

TermDefinition
greenhouse gases a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation, e.g., carbon dioxide and chlorofluorocarbons.
activists a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change
inconceivable not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable
carbon footprint the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc.
climate the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period
harvesting gather (a crop) as a harvest.
convert cause to change in form, character, or function
preserve maintain (something) in its original or existing state
depletion reduction in the number or quantity of something.
inhabitants a person or animal that lives in or occupies a place.
insulate protect (something) by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound.
conserve protect (something, especially an environmentally or culturally important place or thing) from harm or destruction.
composting make (vegetable matter or manure) into compost.
incentives a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something
pollution the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.
toxic poisonous.
capitalist a wealthy person who uses money to invest in trade and industry for profit in accordance with the principles of capitalism.
revitalization a wealthy person who uses money to invest in trade and industry for profit in accordance with the principles of capitalism
degradation the condition or process of degrading or being degraded
stakeholders (in gambling) an independent party with whom each of those who make a wager deposits the money or counters wagered.
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