London - MEDC- Environmental & Social issues

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London is ----nd out of 215 most polluted city
London is 102nd nd out of 215 most polluted city
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What two physical factors affect wind air pollution settling in London?
Natural basin + prevailing winds heading east towards Scandanavia
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The decline of what two types of industry have led to huge drops in pollution & waste?
decline of heavy industry and ports
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On what road can you find a huge influx of traffic?
M25, a huge ring road circling all of London
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What are the names of the two airports in close proximity to London?
Heathrow & Luton
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Why would population density be falling in London?
Urban - Rural migration
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Why do people no longer use coal in their homes?
Rising quality of housing & technology
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Which act sets about making strict pollution laws?
The Clean Air Act
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What do lorry drivers receive if their vehicles exceed limits?
A fine
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Whats the name of the tax that the London council employs on vehicles in the CBD area?
The Congestion Charge
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What percentage fall of emissions has the congestion charge led to?
Around 20% fall in emissions in the area
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What has the promotion of recycling policy led to?
Around 20% rise in domestic recycling
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How many people does the excess of Nitrious Oxide levels, that are above EU regulations affect?
Around 300,000 people
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What is London often referred to, being the reason why noise is trapped in the city?
an 'Urban Canyon'
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Which animal has returned to the Thames?
Salmon
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Why has water pollution been vastly reduced?
New sewage plants
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How much of London's waste is put into landfill
Around 70% - Most of which are outside of the city
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