3.2 Impacts of changing trends in resource consumption

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3.2 Impacts of changing trends in resource consumption

Geographic inquiry: How pressure on resources affects the future security of places

  • The water–food–energy “nexus” and how its complex interactions affect:
    • national water security, including access to safe water
    • national food security, including food availability
    • national energy security, including energy pathways and geopolitical issues
  • The implications of global climate change for the water–food–energy nexus
    • Detailed examples of two countries with contrasting levels of resource security
  • The disposal and recycling of consumer items, including international flows of waste