005 - Sustainability and the Environment

Syllabus Point

Define (AO1) the concept of environmental sustainability.
Evaluate (AO3) a management strategy at a local or national scale designed to achieve environmental sustainability.

Key Terminology

  • Define
  • Evaluate
  • Environmental Sustainability
Define the words above using the Command Term posters in the classroom, your 'Geography Course Companion' textbook and the youtube clip below.

Useful Link

Sustainability explained through animation




Activity One - Millennium Development Goal

  1. Which millennium development goal is trying to tackle sustainability?
  2. Describe the aims of the goal.
  3. Watch the Ted Talk and write notes on the four environmental heresies.

Useful Links

Endpoverty 2015


Ted Talk - Four Environmental Heresies




Exam Style Question

Evaluate a named management strategy at a local or national scale designed to achieve environmental sustainability. (15 marks)


How to write an essay graphic organizer.doc




Useful Links and Ideas

You could use the impact of congestion on London and the response to the problem - focusing on the evaluation of the London Congestion Charge scheme.

What is it?