Declining retail poses fundamental questions to the future of places where we live, work and socialise. How can geographers envisage brighter futures for their creative, social, cultural and economic development?

Professor Chad Staddon presents findings from research into water security, and insecurity, at different spatial scales, from individual households to global regions, noting the key challenges facing decision-makers.

Dr Amy Donovan discusses the importance of understanding interactions between human and physical environments.

Professor Jeremy Pritchard from the University of Birmingham discusses the carbon cycle.