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UK Population Premium

On April 17, 2016 By

As ever the British Press is concentrating on the problems of finding new school places for our growing young population.

However, many students of geography will have heard […]

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Relax and revise

On April 7, 2016 By

Some short video clips to help with revision.

OK you might want to jot down a few notes to remind you, but hopefully these clips will help you […]

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Technological fix

On March 23, 2016 By

 

A list of articles on the technological fix

Energy

China[s biggest solar farm   read more here

South Africa Solar Energy    read more

Water

8 […]

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COP THAT – History made in Paris?

On December 14, 2015 By

The adoption of the Paris Agreement could be a truly momentous moment in human history.

This carefully worded document that balances the right of countries to develop […]

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Beneath the crude statistic that the world is heading towards 70% urbanisation by 2050 lie regional differences in demographic, economic and environmental change.

In 1950, the […]

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An El Nino to remember?

On August 26, 2015 By

An informative article about El Nino from the Economist.

Scientists from NOAA are predicting that this could be a year with an El Nino to remember.  The […]

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A Syrian refugee carries a baby over a broken border fence into Turkey earlier this month. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

War, violence and persecution left one in […]

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Sustainable cities

On June 22, 2015 By

The rapid growth of cities around the world demands immediate attention.

Of course, there are many things cities can do well, such as efficient public transport, utilities […]

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