3. How about a bit of geology?
2. India is set to become the world’s largest country in terms of population size by 2020. A lot needs to happen to it’s economy before then
3. China is looking to rapidly expand the number of nuclear power stations in the country, but are they prepared for a Fukushima type accident?
Former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, evaluates the impending geopolitical tensions between China and the USA and discusses possible options to reduce future threats and conflict.
A very useful 15 minute clip which will build on your knowledge of emerging powers and potential future conflicts which is part of the superpowers module.
Excellent relief map of southern Europe:
*Does the ‘North’ of England have more in common with Scotland than it does with the south of England? A few people think so and would like to see the Scottish border move further south….
*What do South East Asia and the EU have in common? A migrant crisis.
1. An example of how people in LICs and MICs are becoming ‘switched on’ with mobile banking.
2. The rise of consumerism and the westernisation of MIC and NIC markets could be good for….. Posh British shoe companies
3. Physical location is important for development. Most of the world’s land-locked countries are poor.