【笔果PTE】音频课：Read aloud教你读高频新题（三:carbon dioxide）
When countries assess their annualcarbon dioxide emissions, they count up their cars and power stations, but bushfires are not included – presumably because they are deemed to be events beyondhuman control. In Australia, Victoria alone sees several hundred thousand hectaresburn each year; in both 2004 and more recently, the figure has been over 1million hectares.
carbon dioxide ['kɑrbən] [daɪ'ɑksaɪd]
When countries assess their annual carbon dioxide emissions, /they count uptheir cars and power stations, /but bush fires are not included – /presumablybecause theyare deemed to be events beyondhuman control. /In Australia, Victoria alone sees several hundred thousand hectares burn each year; /in both 2004 and more recently, /thefigure has been over 1 million hectares.