A case study for the Urban Environments topic (UNIT 2 Q2) GCSE. Also suitable for A2 World Cities topic.
Essay Writing at A2 Please use the above document to help you with the 40 mark essay questions in the GEOG3 exam.
China plans to remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards by the end of the year as a way of improving air quality.
More than 300,000 vehicles will be decommissioned in the capital Beijing.
Half of the world’s population now lives in cities, and this proportion is set to rise to two-thirds by 2050. Yet cities are particularly vulnerable to the worst impacts of climate change precisely because their locations are fixed.
Links to A2 World Cities topic: (syllabus link) Contemporary sustainability issues in urban areas. Transport and its management: the development of integrated, efficient and sustainable systems. Read article here. Other links to recent articles on sustainable transport: East Yorkshire town Beverley gets bike hire scheme. ReadyBike hire scheme unveiled in Reading
Alternative driving days are being introduced in the French capital, Paris, in an attempt to tackle dangerous levels of air pollution.
Link to A2 syllabus: Globalisation and Development: Further growth of NICs, with particular reference to China. World cities: Re-urbanisation: characteristics, causes and effects. Planning and management issues. Contrasting case studies within countries at different levels of economic development to demonstrate the above. China is a large case study in the A2 Globalisation and Development topic. Good example of re-urbanisation to link with the […]
Using the past papers online is a superb way to revise. Click here to view. These are the units that make up your A level qualification UNIT 1 Physical and Human geography AS LEVEL 70% As 35% A2 UNIT 2 Geographical skills AS LEVEL 30% AS 15% A2 UNIT […]