A set to help revise pollution issues in LEDCs - from http://www.coolgeography.co.uk
Terms in this set (13)
The increasing proportion of people living in towns and cities
The increasing numbers of people and profits generated from secondary industries
Getting rid of waste by burying it in a large lined hole in the ground
Putting harmful gases and substances into the atmosphere
the collection , processing and resusing of cans, paper, glass and electronic goods
Putting poisonous substances into rivers and lakes such as sewage, industrial waste and chemicals
Any means of getting rid of waste
The burning of waste
A company that conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where its headquarters or shareholders are located.
Discarded electronic products such as computers, monitors, printers, DVD players, cell phones, and other devices. Heavy metals in these products mean that this waste may require treatment as hazardous waste.
SO2- a gas that comes from bruning of fuels such as coal and oil. It is a respiratory irritant and can harm plant tissues.
A chemical released into the air made by burning fossil fuels that combines with water vapor and becomes acid rain.
A gas produced naturally but also in the burning of fossil fuels; responsible for global warming
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Urban sustainability GCSE
Squatter settlements GCSE
Urban Environments GCSE
MEDC Urban issues GCSE
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