The first 2017 issue of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space is out. It includes articles by Teresa Caldeira (peripheral urbanization in the Global South), Kai Bosworth (hydroecology and feminist geophilosophy), Heather McLean (neoliberal urbanism and feminist/queer arts practices in Toronto), Eleanor Wilkinson (love as a political concept), Angela Last (Hannah Arendt and the question of matter), Kirsi Pauliina Kallio (intergenerational subject formation), Marlène Elias and Seema Arora-Jonsson (gender and shea butter in Burkina Faso), Michael Buser (atmospheres of stillness in Bristol, UK), Jessica Barnes (the state and irrigation infrastructure in Egypt), and Alvaro Sevilla-Buitrago (environmental hegemonies in Central Park, New York). A review essay by Kevin Grove on three recent texts on security and resilience closes the issue.