Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

Global Issues

Globalization is ongoing, and its effects can be felt everywhere. Future Challenges exists to explore the benefits and problems of globalization, sharing diverse perspectives from around the world. The Global Issues are big themes – for example trade, migration or austerity policies. Each Global Issue provides a spark of inspiration for our bloggers, and they respond with stories from their own lives and countries.

  • Liquid Asset

    There’s more than enough water in the world for all of us – we just need to manage it more carefully. Steven Watson highlights some of the world’s more promising water solutions.

  • Cash Back

    Most immigrants send money home to help their families, but few realize the huge global impact of these payments. Samuil Simeonov asks whether they’re really doing as much good as they might hope.

  • Big and Clever

    Super-large transmission and “smart” distribution could be one of our greatest hopes in fighting climate change and getting rid of nuclear power. Sebastian Petrick investigates