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Impact of climate change on Northern Ireland
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
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.
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