Aim: To examine the environmental impact of increased demand for oil.
1. Oil-extraction in the north of Alaska
Geofile 566 (April 2008) – Periglaciation and the Primary Economy: In Uneasy Alliance in Contemporary Alaska.
And again 2011
Use the following report to produce a spider diagram of ‘Environmental Impacts of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline’ – try to disregard the consequences of the construction of the pipeline but instead focus upon future environmental impacts.
3. Make a plan to answer this exam question:
To what extent are the environmental impacts of the global increase in demand for oil acceptable? [15 marks]essay-graphic
And we mustn’t forget THE ONION: (but don’t use this in your case study!)