In this resource linked to COP27 in Egypt, geography students explore population growth, urbanisation and climate change.
The 2022 United Nations climate change conference (27th session of the Conference of Parties – COP27) will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt, starting on the 7th of November.
In the introduction video screened at the end of COP26 in Glasgow, Egypt celebrated its adaptations and mitigations to climate change. In this resource, students will explore population growth, urbanisation and the greenhouse gas emissions from the construction industry in Egypt.
- To understand what COP27 is
- To describe how the population of Egypt has grown and is projected to grow in the future
- To be able to interpret a population pyramid for Egypt and use that to explain Egypt’s changing population
- To explain how the construction industry has an impact on the climate and what steps can be taken to reduce that impact.