Patterns of resource consumption Evaluate the ecological footprint as a measure of the relationship between population size and resource consumption. Identify international variations in its size. Discuss the two opposing views (neo-Malthusian and anti-Malthusian) of the relationship between population size and resource consumption.
4 hours
Changing patterns of energy consumption Analyse the global patterns and trends in the production and consumption of oil.
2 hours
Changing patterns of energy consumption Examine the geopolitical and environmental impacts of these changes in patterns and trends. Examine the changing importance of other energy sources.
6 hours
Conservation strategies Discuss the reduction of resource consumption by conservation, waste reduction, recycling and substitution. Evaluate a strategy at a local or national scale aimed at reducing the consumption of one resource.
4 hours