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Clip from Behind the News  |  ABC Me  |  August 20, 2019

It is believed that burning coal, which generates electricity, contributes to climate change or 'global warming'. Why is a rise in sea levels a problem for islands like Tuvalu in the pacific? What can we do to reduce electricity usage? Emissions from car fumes are also a problem, how can we reduce pollution from cars and other petrol powered vehicles?

It is believed that burning coal, which generates electricity, contributes to climate change or 'global warming'. Why is a rise in sea levels a problem for islands like Tuvalu in the pacific? What can we do to reduce electricity usage? Emissions from car fumes are also a problem, how can we reduce pollution from cars and other petrol powered vehicles?

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