Monthly Archives: November 2015

Water Quiz

How much do you know about water?

Take the Guardian’s quiz here:

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UN Climate Change Conference from Monday

On Monday, governments will meet in Paris at a make-or-break conference in an attempt to forge a new global treaty, hopefully as effective and far-reaching as the Marshall plan, that would limit future carbon emissions and bring financial assistance to the poor who will be worst-hit by the effects of warming. Could there be a treaty to take over from Kyoto?

Find out everything  you need to know about the conference and climate change here:

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Impact of Brazilian dam-burst mudslide reaches Atlantic

A mudslide at an iron ore mine in Brazil, in which at least 13 people died, has reignited calls for safer ways to dispose of millions of tonnes of waste as toxic mud leaks into the Atlantic ocean.

Look at the images here on the photo link below:

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Russia imposes sanctions on Turkey

Russia has announced that it will impose import sanctions on Turkey and cancel major investment projects as the spat between the two countries over the downed Su-24 fighter jet continues.

Yet what is this going to do to TURKEY, which relies on Russia for gas?

Find out more here:

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U6TH = WORK FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY

Jan 2010

B) Using named examples, assess the contribution of large scale water management projects in increasing water security (15)

June 2010

B) Using named examples, assess the potential for water supply to become a source of conflict (15)

Jan 2011

B) Using named examples, assess the role of named players in securing water supplies (15)

TO BE WRITTEN FOR FRIDAY – YOU HAVE 5 LESSONS.  IF COMPLETED STUDY FOR THE NOVEMBER EXAMS!

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L6 El Nino brings flowers to the Atacama Desert

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2015/oct/30/flowers-bloom-in-the-atacama-desert-in-pictures

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U6 ENERGY -fracking explained

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