The challenge of climate change

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Series of seminars: The social impact of the climate emergency. What can we do?

Together with the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, we are organising this series of seminars to reflect on the effects of climate change on health, the territory and also the economy.

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Environment and employment: is there a prize for clean play?

The Social Observatory of “la Caixa” wonders whether it is possible to combine concern for the environment with economic growth. This study, one of the first in its field, shows a positive link between eco-innovation and the creation of employment, even in periods of recession.

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The psychosociology of climate change

Climate change is a very complex problem, and its possible solutions may not be a matter of true or false, but of better or worse. We review two books that talk about how this debate is ceasing to be a technical and rational question to become a question of values and lifestyles.

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Chemical pollution does not just have an impact on human health; it also has an impact on our econom

What diseases are caused by the pollutants that we release into the environment? Why do they affect children most? What repercussion do these illnesses have on health and the economy? We interview Leonardo Trasande, professor at New York University and an expert on the subject.

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Climate Change and Human Rights

John Knox, United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, explains how climate change is endangering the right to life, health, water, food, housing, development and self-determination.

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