Challenges

We’ve brought together expert opinion, facts, videos and interviews on environmental, social and economic challenges of the 21st Century, all underpinned by the latest geographical research. Explore them below:

Low carbon energy

Low carbon energy

Climate change

Climate change

Sustainability

Sustainability

Geoengineering

Geoengineering

Overfishing

Overfishing

Plastic pollution in the oceans

Plastic pollution in the oceans

Deforestation

Deforestation

Britain's biodiversity

Britain’s biodiversity

Economic growth

Economic growth

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Education

Education

Gender equality in education

Gender equality in education

Africa in the 21st Century

Africa in the 21st Century

Globalisation and geopolitics

Globalisation and geopolitics

Air pollution

Air pollution

Global health

Global health

Poverty in Britain

Poverty in Britain

Flood risk in the UK

Flood risk in the UK

Natural hazards

Natural hazards

Food security

Food security

Water security

Water security

Energy-water-food stress nexus

Energy-water-food stress nexus

Big data

Big data

Keeping pace with technology

Keeping pace with technology

Digital divide in the UK

Digital divide in the UK

Technology for development

Technology for development

Changing class systems

Changing class systems

UK ageing population

UK ageing population

UK migration

UK migration

Urbanisation

Urbanisation

Planning

Planning

Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY)

Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY)

Wellbeing and cities

Wellbeing and cities