6.2 Environmental risks


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6.2 Environmental risks

Geographic inquiry: How global interactions create environmental risks for particular places and people

  • Transboundary pollution (TBP) affecting a large area/more than one country
    • One TBP case study including the consequences and possible responses
  • Environmental impacts of global flows at varying scales:
    • localized pollution, including impacts along shipping lanes
    • carbon footprints for global flows of food, goods and people
  • Environmental issues linked with the global shift of industry:
    • polluting manufacturing industries
    • food production systems for global agribusiness