Geography links for the week ending 22nd February

*The winter of 2014 was the stormiest on record for the UK. This excellent Met office webpage summaries the impact and examines the causes.

*Costing the Earth is a BBC radio 4 programme. This episode looks at the impact of climate change on Iceland and its biodiversity specifically. Worthy of a listen for year 13’s in particular.

*The Greek exit, or ‘Grexit’, explained by the BBC through the analogy of a kebab.

*Renewables provided 15% of the UK’s electricity in 2013. We also import nearly 50% of the energy we use. Scary.

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