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  • IB DP Geography — Global Change — Population and economic development patterns, Changing populations and places

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Britain needs immigrants if it is to survive the climate storm

  • This is an ‘opinion piece’ — how might you approach the content differently knowing that?

  • Which sources of clean energy are mentioned in the article?

  • Explain the link between a falling fertility rate and the need for a ‘growth-orientated immigration strategy’

  • “Collecting people is collecting power, too.” Discuss this statement and how it links to processes of population change and their effect on places

Richard Allaway, International School of Geneva/geographyalltheway.com

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