Cities


Hosting the Olympics: the winners and losers

Hosting the Olympics: the winners and losers

ByKatie BurtonMay 14, 2024

Hosting the Olympics is a massive undertaking, not every city comes out on top Hosting the Summer or Winter Olympics…

AI predicts the impacts of climate change on cities

AI predicts the impacts of climate change on cities

ByGeographical StaffNov 4, 2022
Our cities will look very different in the future as a result of climate change, unless we make changes now
The Geographical Podcast: Life in Syria

The Geographical Podcast: Life in Syria

ByGeographical StaffAug 30, 2022
Syria's 11-year civil war has left the country devastated, but life goes on despite the decade-long conflict
The front line of climate change adapting to survive

The front line of climate change adapting to survive

ByBryony CottamAug 14, 2022
The heat is on for the countries facing the greatest threats from climate change, but some are already finding ways to adapt
Athens wildfire

What cities can do to combat rising heatwaves

Heat is a bigger killer than other climate disasters, such as floods and hurricanes. Cities are starting to wake up to the threat
Pride flag London

Sexuality and the city: the changing geography of LGBTQ spaces

ByKatie BurtonJul 18, 2022
In cities around the world, the geography of homosexuality is shifting. Queer people are finding new ways to gather
The world’s fastest growing cities by population

The world’s fastest growing cities by population

ByGeographical StaffJun 8, 2022
By 2050, 68 per cent of the world population is projected to live in urban areas. Here are the world's 10 fastest growing cities
Review: Wild City, by Florence Wilkinson

Review: Wild City, by Florence Wilkinson

ByChris FitchMay 13, 2022
Chris Fitch reviews Florence Wilkinson's book Wild City: Encounters with Urban Wildlife, published by Orion Spring
Review: The Instant, by Amy Liptrot

Review: The Instant, by Amy Liptrot

Olivia Edward reviews the new book from Amy Liptrot, The Instant, published by Cannongate
Old and new in El Alto, Bolivia’s highest city

Old and new in El Alto, Bolivia’s highest city

Shafik Meghji visits El Alto, Bolivia’s youngest and highest city, a place where the past and the future collide.
The megacity challenge: how to deal with rapid population growth

The megacity challenge: how to deal with rapid population growth

Population levels are rising and nowhere is this felt more keenly than in the world’s megacities – home to more than ten million people.
Nottingham city centre

Nottingham makes progress towards becoming the UK’s first carbon-neutral city

Nottingham is working to achieve a net-zero carbon footprint by 2028
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