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CLIP 7850

Impact of climate change on Northern Ireland

Impact of climate change on Northern Ireland
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Key Info
  • Impact of climate change on Northern Ireland
  • Duration: 02:16
  • News clip considering the likely economic impact from predicted climate change in Northern Ireland. With a significant rise in the sea level expected over the next 80 years, the possible economic and environmental effects are considered. First broadcast on BBC NI Newsline on 30 April 2002
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Climate Change

  • Keywords: climate change, drainage system, storm surges, sea level
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used as part of an investigation into specific measures to improve and protect the environment, and also as part of an exploration of how we can exercise environmental stewardship and help promote a better quality of life for future generations. For those living near the coast, investigate the effects of the sea level rising by 5cm, 10cm etc.. Draw up a coastal survival plan to protect the school/town in the event of sea levels rising.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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