Oil and the environment

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  • 1. Beat the Economic Teacher: What event Environmental does this image represent?All rights reserved by Marlena Buczek Smith
  • 2. What is the environmental price of our love affair with oil?Case Study: An economic activity that has an impact on the environment. Listen and look. Social Identify SEE impacts of the BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico Economic Environmental
  • 3. Which rights have been contravened?What questions would you want to ask about theoil spill? Use the Development Compass Rose tohelp you.Develop at least 2 questions per section.
  • 4. Do we have the right to low fuel prices or a responsibility to protect the environment for future generations?Should the government increase the duty of fuel to encourage drivers onto public transport and reduce carbon emissions and oil dependancy?
  • 5. What are to economic advantages of deep sea oil drilling?What are the environmental costs of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill? How are new technologies and GIS used to analyse economic activity? Carousel Activity. 7 minutes at each station.
  • 6. Case Study: BP and the Gulf of Mexico Oil SpillSpecific facts about the Oil Spill e.g. Amount of oil. How was GIS used to track and respond to the spill?Short Term impacts Long term impactsSocial Economic Environmental Social Economic EnvironmentalImpacts on BP Top 3 impacts on the environmentWhat has been done to prevent this happening again?