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  • Earth's life support systems, climate change

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Go-ahead for Cumbrian coal mine put on hold

  • Outline the arguments for and against the proposed new coal mine.

  • Explain why the UK needs to move away from fossil fuels such as coal.

  • 'The need for local employment, which the coal mine would provide, should be prioritised over increased CO2 emissions.' To what extent do you agree?

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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