TEMPEST: extreme weather in the UK

TEMPEST is a database of historical weather extremes in the UK. Bring these stories to your classroom with our user guide. 

Internal migration

By 2050, it is projected that 70% of the world's population will live in cities. 5.2 billion urban residents are expected in Asia and Africa. How is internal migration shaping these cities? 

Global dust cycle

What is dust? How does it get into the atmosphere and shape our climate? Dr Rob Bryant from the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield joined us to discuss.

Food production, circulation and consumption

Written by Peter Jackson, a Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

Water and carbon cycles

Written by Martin Evans, Professor of Geomorphology, School of Environment, University of Manchester

Conflict and peace

What is conflict and how does it impact sustainable development? This subject knowledge animation explores the global impact of violence and the promotion of peace and justice

Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

In 2015 over one million people crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in search of safety and a better life. Find out their stories.

Sustainable consumption and production

Should the global population reach 9.6 billion by 2050, the equivalent of almost three planets could be required to provide the natural resources needed to sustain current lifestyles

Migrants on the margins: educational resources

Why do people move? Our educational video resources explore case studies based on the Society's Field Research Programme.