French Environment Vocabulary

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Le changement climatique m’inquiète beaucoup.

Most of us are very concerned about the environment. International conversations about climate change are key, which is why it is more important than ever to be able to discuss environmental topics in French.

You might be surprised by how often you want to discuss “le changement climatique” when the topic of the weather comes up and happens to be extreme, once again, which is why we have put together a course focus on French environment vocabulary. You will learn the French equivalent for words like “greenhouse,” “pollution,” and “emissions,” so you can have an intelligent conversation about what we need to do to start saving the world.

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French Environment Vocabulary

Below is an example of the words related to the environment that you will see in our online French course focus. Learn all of these words in example sentences, and our AI will make sure you learn in the fastest way possible with intelligent repetition.

French English
éolienne

Il faut être convaincu de l'utilité de l'énergie éolienne.
wind energy

You have to be convinced of the usefulness of wind energy.
environnemental

Ils doivent analyser l'impact environnemental avant de lancer le projet.
environmental

They need to analyse the environmental impact before proceeding with the project.
vert

C'est un espace vert au cœur de la ville.
green

It's a green space in the heart of the city.
aquatique

La faune aquatique et terrestre est particulièrement riche.
aquatic, water

The aquatic and terrestrial wildlife is particularly rich.
climatique

Le changement climatique m'inquiète beaucoup.
climatic

Climate change worries me greatly.
naturel

Le sol naturel constitue un bien précieux.
natural

Natural soil is a precious commodity.
renouvelables

Le Danemark est à l'avant-garde en termes d'usage des énergies renouvelables.
renewable

Denmark is in the avant-garde when it comes to renewable energy.
phréatiques

Quel est l'état des nappes phréatiques?
groundwater

What is the condition of the groundwater?
écologique

Comment utiliser le papier de manière écologique ?
ecological, environment-friendly

How can we use paper in an ecological way?
sauvage

L'animal sauvage doit vivre en liberté dans son milieu naturel.
wild, savage

Wild animals should live in freedom in their natural habitat.
plantes

Dans mon jardin il y a beaucoup de plantes.
plants

There are many plants in my garden.
fleurs

J'ai besoin d'acheter des fleurs.
flowers

I need to buy flowers.
montagnes

Ces montagnes sont très belles.
mountains

These mountains are very beautiful.
arbres

Ces arbres sont très grands.
trees

These trees are very tall.
énergies

L'exposition sur les énergies renouvelables a attiré de nombreux visiteurs.
energy, power

The renewable energy exhibition has attracted a large number of visitors.
rivières

La pollution des rivières peut être d'origine urbaine ou rurale.
rivers

Pollution of rivers may have an urban or rural origin.
espèces

Toutes les espèces ont leur propre habitat naturel.
species

All species have their own natural habitat.
forêts

Cette partie du pays est recouverte de forêts.
forests

This part of the country is covered by forests.
émissions

Les nouveaux règlements visent à réduire les émissions des véhicules.
emissions

New regulations aim to reduce vehicle emissions.
nature

J'aime l'art et la nature.
nature, countryside

I love art and nature.