Sunday, 8 June 2008

Questions: Global Warming

2007 Explain what is being done to reduce global warming and to manage its consequences (6)

2006 The cutting down of tropical rainforest is one of the reasons for an increasing greenhouse effect around the earth. Explain how it has helped to increase the greenhouse effect. (6)

Sea defences are one way in which the effects of global warming can be managed.

Name two types of sea defence (2)

Choose one type of sea defence and explain how it may reduce the effect of global warming (2)



2005 Name three areas shown on the map which are liable to flooding if the temperature rises (3)


Explain why many areas are in danger of flooding as a result of global warming (4)


Describe the effects of global warming on the people living in one or more of the low-lying areas that you have studied. (4)



2003 The greenhouse effect may be caused by burning fossil fuels and cutting down the rainforests.

How does burning fossil fuels help to cause the greenhouse effect? (2)

How does cutting down the rainforests help to cause the greenhouse effect? (2)

Suggest how the effects of global warming could be reduced. (4)

2004


Explain how global warming can be reduced and how its consequences can be managed. (9)



2004


Explain why the sea level may change as a result of global warming (3)


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