Covid-19 has forced us to reduce destructive atmospheric behaviours and has reminded us that we are at the mercy of nature. Matt Maynard looks into the effect that viral-mitigation is having on global emissions, and asks whether current material and emotional responses to coronavirus could help limit the climate pandemic in the future
At Geographical, we want to amplify the voices of the next generation of great geographers. That’s why we’re launching ‘Young Geographers’ : a new programme that celebrates exploration, innovative fieldwork and inspiring projects
We may be stuck inside, but there’s no need to close our eyes to the world beyond our walls. We’ve collated some of our favourite documentaries available on Netflix and BBC iPlayer to tantalise the geographically minded...
It is supposed to ease the transfer of workers in high-carbon industries and environment-destroying jobs into cleaner, greener alternatives, without destroying their livelihoods in the process. But if the so-called ‘Just Transition’ holds all the answers, why aren’t governments around the world listening?
According to the World Conservation Union, Britain’s national parks ‘only just’ meet the nature conservation standards for international recognition. With tourist numbers far outpacing levels of wildlife, are we managing these vital green spaces in such a way that they can serve the needs of both people and nature at the same time?