Chapter 5 Le nouveau millénaire et l'avenir

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atteindre

to reach, to attain

commencer à (+ inf)

to start (doing s.t.)

se demander

to wonder

emp^echer qqn de (+inf)

to prevent s.o. from

éviter

to avoid

prévoir

to foresee

survivre

to survive

l'avenir

future

l'^etre humain

human being

la Terre

Earth

adéquat(e)

appropriate, suitable

controversé(e)

controversial

catastrophique

disastrous

disponible

available

écologique

environmental

inattendu(e)

unexpected

menaçant(e)

threatening

pacifique

peaceful

les déchets

garbage, waste

les dég^ats

harm, damage

un(e) écologiste

environmentalist

l'effet (m.) de serre

greenhouse effect

la for^et tropicale humide

rain forest

le manque

lack

la menace

threat

le progrès

progress

le réchauffement climatique/ de la planète

global warming

le recyclage

recycling

les ressources naturelles

natural resources

la richesse

wealth

la surpopulation

overpopulation

l'expérience (f.)

experiment

le réseau de communication

communications network

le télétravail

telecommuting

le clonage

cloning

la génétique

genetics

la transplantation

transplant

l'égalité (f.)

equality

la frontière

border

la guerre

war

l'inégalité (f.)

inequality

le partage

sharing

la paix

peace

le tiers-monde

Third World countries

alarmant(e)

alarming

catastrophique

disastrous

déprimant(e)

depressing

fascinant(e)

fascinating

horrible

horrible, awful

merveilleux/-se

wonderful

inimaginable

unimaginable

préoccupant(e)

preoccupying, worrisome

rassurant(e)

reassuring, comforting

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