Global climate change - Iceland
4. Extreme environments futures
Geographic inquiry and concept(s)
Future possibilities for managing extreme environments and their communities
Geographic knowledge and understanding
The impacts and management of global climate change in extreme environments, including adaptation by local populations
Case study or detailed examples
Neither required by the syllabus
Base knowledge and understanding
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Context - The impacts of global climate change in Iceland
Examine how climate change is impacting processes in Iceland.
Context - The management of global climate change in Iceland
Examine the power that Iceland has to manage the climatic change that is impacting them.
Context - The adaptation by local populations to global climate change in Iceland
“Can we still be Icelandic in Iceland without ice?”
Examine the perspectives of the Icelandic population about climate change?
Examine the adaptation of the local population to the consequences of climate change in an extreme environment.