NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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  • Negative effects of climate change
    • In the UK, due to rising temperatures, bananas can be grown.
    • Research has shown that 90% of the glaciers in Antarctica are melting.
    • Tanzania & Mozambique could lose almost a third of their maize crop due to longer drought periods.
    • Rising sea levels will threaten low-lying coastal land including cities like London.
    • Two of the  Kiribati Islands are now covered by the sea.
    • Droughts now happen every 3 years in Kenya instead of every 10 years.
      • Many farmers have lost all of their cattle due to lack of water.
  • Polar bears cannot travel overland to catch prey due to loss of sea ice & habitat.
    • Negative effects of climate change
      • In the UK, due to rising temperatures, bananas can be grown.
      • Research has shown that 90% of the glaciers in Antarctica are melting.
      • Tanzania & Mozambique could lose almost a third of their maize crop due to longer drought periods.
      • Rising sea levels will threaten low-lying coastal land including cities like London.
      • Two of the  Kiribati Islands are now covered by the sea.
      • Droughts now happen every 3 years in Kenya instead of every 10 years.
        • Many farmers have lost all of their cattle due to lack of water.
  • By the end of the century, sea levels could increase by 3.3mm a year, 88cm by the end of the century
    • Glacier National Park had 150 glaciers when created in 1910. It has no decreased to 30. It's predicted that in 30 years, most will disappear.
      • If the sea level in Bangladesh goes up by 1 metre, Bangladesh will lose 17.5% of its land.

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        Mr A Gibson

        This is to the point and detailed. Very specific examples you could use in an exam answer to illustrate a point. Good general geographical knowledge on the topic. Print it out...!

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