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Environmental Sustainability

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Base Knowledge and Understanding

Base knowledge and understanding

 

Sustainable Development Goals

Video Clip
Data Visualization
   
Definition  
 
 
 
 
 
News Article
Words to be defined
 
Base Level

Context

 

Aims of this lesson:

  • To be able to define the concept of environmental sustainability.
  • To evaluate a management strategy at a local scale designed to achieve environmental sustainability.
 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

List the Sustainable Development Goals [full titles] and link them to Environmental Sustainability

Sustainable Development Goals
 
Hyperlink
  United Nations - Sustainable Development Goals
 
Geography Activities
Geography Activities

Define the concept of Environmental Sustainability

Write yourself a definition of environmental sustainability, with examples. There should be enough depth to score 3 marks in an exam question!
 
Geography Activities

Synthesis

 
Research
Geography Activities

Congestion charging as a management strategy designed to achieve environmental sustainability

 
Research

Where is the Congestion Charging scheme?

 
  • Could you draw a sketch map to locate the scheme?
 
Wikipedia
  London congestion charge
Hyperlink
  Transport for London - Congestion Charging
 
Research

When did Congestion Charging start?

 
  • Date.
  • Has there been any major changes to the scheme's size or scale since it's inception?
 
The Guardian
  Q&A: The congestion charge [19 February 2007]
 
Research

Who has to pay the Congestion Charge?

 
  • Who has to pay?
  • How do people pay?
 
 
Research

What has been the impact of Congestion Charging?

 
  • What has been the impact upon traffic levels?
  • What has been the impact upon air pollution?
  • What has been the impact upon the use of public transport?
 
BBC News
  'Fewer cars' as London congestion charge zone cut back [3 June 2011]
BBC News
  Has London's congestion charge worked? [15 February 2013]
Hyperlink
  Centre for Public Impact - London’s congestion charge [15 April 2016]
 
Research

Why is the Congestion Charging an example of a management strategy designed to achieve environmental sustainability?

 
  • Why is the Congestion Charging an example of a management strategy designed to achieve environmental sustainability?
 
Research
Geography Activities

How is the water of Lake Geneva being used as part of a management strategy designed to achieve environmental sustainability?

Heat from Lake Geneva
 
Hyperlink
  swissinfo.ch - How to get heat from the bottom of the lake [7 October 2015]
 
Research
Geography Activities

What management strategies designed to achieve environmental sustainability does Chamonix have in place?

 
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  Syllabus linkage: Extreme Environments - Tourism - The Alpine Ski Industry
 
Geography Resource
  The SIVOM of the Haute Vallée de l'Arve - Together let's design tomorrow's valley
 
 
Hyperlink
  Green Globe - The Club Med Village of Chamonix Renews its Green Globe Certification for the Second Consecutive Year [27 July 2011]
Hyperlink
  Ski Club Great Britain - Chamonix Green Rating
 
Geography Review

Review

 

Exam style question:

Evaluate a named management strategy at a local or national scale designed to achieve environmental sustainability. [15 Marks]

The markbands can be found here - you need to look at Paper 1.

 
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