Living in London

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  • Created on: 08-04-14 11:04
  • 8 million people live in London
  • The population density is 5285 people per km squared

Environmental Impacts - Waste:

  • 20% of London's rubbish goes to the largest landfill site in Europe at Mucking, Essex
  • 39 million tonnes of untreated sewage flushes into the Thames in a typical year

Environmental Impacts - Water:

  • Water supplies in London (such as the Thames) are under stress
  • 20% of London's water has to be piped in from outside London

Environmental Impacts - Food:

  • 8% of london's land is used for growing food. This is not enough to feed the population

Environmental Impacts - Transport:

  • London's transport and energy use accounts for 44 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per year (over half…


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