Environmental labelling

Essay ideas and reading practice: Environmental labelling

Here is an excellent article from the Guardian last month about the need to label products according to their environmental cost (water use, emissions, impact on environment, toxicity). As you know, the environment is a key topic in the IELTS exam and this article covers an area which most people do not consider – food production.

When we think of the key contributors towards environmental damage, we think of pollution in the form of transportation, industry and also agriculture (crops, livestock and deforestation), but electricity, heat and food production are also major causes of greenhouse gases.

This article will give you additional ideas for essays on this subject. It is suitable for Level 2 and above.

Environmental labelling

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