Question 01: Environmental report
The United Nations environment programme (UNEP) has requested you to compile a report
on the current and future im pact( s) of environmental change. Before you can start with
your research and the compilation of your report, you are required to select two
countries or regions according to the following:
1. One developed country from the Northern hemisphere
2. One developing country from the Southern hemisphere
Your report needs to address the following based on the various characteristics of environmental
change occurring within the countries or regions that you have selected:
? (a) Identify and describe two (2) types of environmental change (past and present)
experienced within each of the two countries or regions that you have selected. Of
the two types of environmental change you have identified per country or region, one
should have been experienced in the past and another one in the present era.
(b) Compare the types of environmental change experienced between the countries or
(c) Compare the causes of environmental change between the countries or regions
(d) Compare the contributors of environmental change between the two countries or
? Provide predictions of future environmental change for each of the c o u n t r y o r
regions s e le ct e d, in terms of the environment, human livelihoods and quality of life.
Use the acquired information about the past and present types of environmental change
to predict possible future types of environmental change.
? Provide recommendations in terms of strategies or actions that can be taken by these
countries or regions mitigate against the challenges associated with the environmental