7.3 Climate Change – Mitigation and Adaptation

A changing climate will have huge impacts on species and ecosystems. Mitigating action involves reducing the causes of climate change and therefore minimising the extent of the change while adaptation involves minimising the impact that the changing climate has on organisms, ecosystems and societies.


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Chapter Workbook
Vocabulary Sheet

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Full PSOW here.

Essay Task

“Explain the challenges associated with tackling climate change and justify solutions that could be implemented in a named nation.” [9 marks]

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Google Docs 7.3 essay

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