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global warming

noun
     
Related topics: Environment and waste
global warming [uncountable]
SGESGE a general increase in world temperatures caused by increased amounts of carbon dioxide around the Earth
WORD FOCUS: environment WORD FOCUS: environment
good for the environment: environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable, biodegradable, renewable, organic

people who want to protect the environment: greens, eco-warriors

things that cause harm to the environment: pollution, greenhouse gases, global warming, acid rain, deforestation
environment

See also
environment

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