Iceland’s President Olafur Grimsson is trying to drive carbon dioxide underground to_____ 51 its release into the air.
Over the next two years, a team of scientists will try to_____ 52 carbon dioxide-charged water into the rock underground. Scientist theory says this should work. The CO2 will react with the rock to form a stable mineral that remains in the _____ 53 for millions of years.
If the experiment succeeds, Iceland could give the world a new _____ 54 to reduce CO2 emissions.
Sigurdur Gislason, a university professor in Iceland, says his country has an _____ 55 over other countries: "We have enormous amounts of clean_____ 56 and a small society. You can do experiments here that you can’t do anywhere else."
In an attempt to cut back on the use of air conditioners during summer, the Japanese government in 2005 _____ 57 a campaign to keep office temperatures at 28℃ degrees in summer. Men were also encouraged to change business suits for_____ 58 wear. In other words, no more ties.
"The _____ 59 is meant to show the government’s resolve to achieve Japan’s target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 6 percent," said Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroyuki Hosoda.
The_____ 60 has cut an estimated 79,000 tons of carbon dioxide gas emissions each year.
As the country’s 2005 Energy Policy Act_____ 61 into force this year, more Americans will be encouraged to use_____ 62 cars and energy sources.
According to the new law, those who buy hybrid cars such as the Toyota Prius can earn tax credits; or rebates, of_____63 to $2,600 a year. Homemakers can also save when they renovate, claiming tax rebates_____ 64 up to $500 simply by fitting their homes with energy-saving insulation. If they. _____ 65 in solar water heating, the payoff at tax time is equal to 30 percent of the appliance’s cost or a maximum of $2,000.
51 A) reduce B) narrow C) interrupt D) interfere
52 A) spread B) splash C) inject D) flow
53 A) air B) rock C) water D) soil
54 A) era B) period C) page D) way
55 A) merit B) benefit C) profit D) advantage
56 A) oil B) energy C) gas D) solar-power
57 A) mounted B) called C) opened D) held
58 A) decent B) formal C) casual D) fashionable
59 A) pledge B) move C) promise D) statement
60 A) campaign B) war C) activity D) move
61 A) makes B) takes C) bring D) comes
62 A) fast B) cheap C) expensive D) environment-friendly
63 A) under B) up C) on D) from
64 A) putting B) worth C) building D) buying
65 A) spend B) give C) invest D) donate
答案：ACBDD BCCBA DDBBC