Geography class: Go-ahead for Cumbrian coal mine put on hold
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Earth's life support systems, climate change
Click to read the article below and then answer the questions:
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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