Patterns in Resource Consumption

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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

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patterns of resource consumption
Planet Geography Second Edition Will Resources Run Out? p.48-52
Chapter 5 Population Policies and Food Supply in Population, Resources and Development by Jane Chrispin and Francis Jegede
changing patterns of energy consumption
Planet Geography Second Edition Lack of Coincidence Between Areas of Production and Consumption Oil p. 54-58
changing patterns of energy consumption
Planet Geography Second Edition Lack of Coincidence Between Areas of Production and Consumption Oil p. 54-58
conservation strategies
Planet Geography Second Edition Recycling of Natural Resources p. 69-74