Geography- Consuming Resources case studies

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Hey guys here are some notes on the things you need to learn for each of the case studies in this topic. Hope it helps, please comment and rate thanks :)


  • We are using up resources faster than we can produce them. There is an increase in demand.
  • More developed countries consume more oil and more industrialised countries like the USA consume the most.
  • Countries around the world are getting more wealthier and developed, as they do it will put more pressure on valuable resources like oil.
  • People in developed countries- UK, USA own more cars and even car numbers per 100 people in developing countries is rising.
  • Reserves of oil are dropping, most is supplied by the Middle East and the least is produced by Asia Pacific.
  • The world uses a staggering 1000 barrels per second.
  • Some people think we have reached…


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