After extensive flooding hit Worcester again in 2019, despite significant investment in many new flood defences, Worcester City Council declared a climate emergency. And in July 2019 the Council committed to take action to make Worcester a carbon neutral city by 2030. In this lesson students will investigate how Worcester City Council plans to make that happen and find out what they can do to help the Council achieve its mission.
- use of detailed place-based exemplars at a variety of scales
- understand how human and physical processes interact to influence and change landscapes, environments and the climate
- AQA – Managing climate change involves both mitigation (reducing causes) and adaptation (responding to change)
- WJEC & Eduqas A – How climate change may affect people and the environment and how technology can be used and people’s lifestyles changed to reduce these impacts
- WJEC & Eduqas B – How individuals can play a part in reducing the risk of climate change. How and why local and national UK government may attempt to reduce the risk of climate change
How to get there
This lesson is designed to be taught in a classroom. However, if you would like to visit Worcester with your class, please use either of the options below to help plan your journey.
The nearest stations are Worcester Foregate Street and Worcester Shrub Hill.