Geography links for the week ending…. 14th December

* 2014 is shaping up to be the warmest year, around the world and the UK, on record. It was also very wet for the UK. Here is the climate detail from the Met Office that you need to know. The graph below is from the article link above. Note the number of years from the 21st Century that make the top ten hottest years on record.

met office 2014

*The UK was hit by a ‘weather bomb’ or explosive cyclogenesis to give it its full name. It’s basically a strong storm.

*I bang on about this every week, but for Year 13 it’s particularly relevant: Why the price of oil is falling . This is a useful link for your OPEC homework!

*Video of the week: skiing, base jumping and an avalanche thrown in for good measure.

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