Mala Rao interview: Sad girl and exhausted on cracked dry ground, Concept drought and shortage of water crisis

Mala Rao: ‘The eco-anxious should have access to information on how to contribute to climate action’

Mala Rao is Professor and Senior Clinical Fellow, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, and Medical Adviser, NHS England Workforce Race Equality Strategy and Implementation Team. How can climate change have an impact on mental health? Mala Rao: There are several direct and indirect pathways by which the climate crisis impacts ...

Sad girl and exhausted on cracked dry ground, Concept drought and shortage of water crisis

Climate anxiety and young people

Young people are worried about climate change. Negative emotions can disrupt rest, which in turn can affect their mental health. However, climate anxiety can also drive young people to act. There is no way to prevent young people, even children, from knowing what is happening with the world. It's on the news, it's discussed in ...

Katariina Salmela-Aro interview: Sad girl and exhausted on cracked dry ground, Concept drought and shortage of water crisis

Katariina Salmela-Aro: ‘Climate anxiety is like a silver lining, it’s a driving force to do something’

Katariina Salmela-Aro is Academy Professor in the Department of Education and Supervisor for Doctoral Programme in Cognition, Learning, Instruction and Communication at the University of Helsinki, Finland. I view the concepts of climate anxiety and eco-anxiety as interchangeable. Are we talking about the same thing? Katariina Salmela-Aro: I would say that they are quite similar. ...

Energy Transition, Renewable Energies

ESMH Media Review – February 23, 2022

Energy policy, New European Bauhaus and more news: check out the ESMH selection of 32 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web.

Eco friendly home. House model and coins on green grass outdoors, banner design

The New European Bauhaus will rethink the places and spaces we live in today

The mind behind the concept of #NewEuropeanBauhaus is not an architect or a designer, but, significantly, one of the most prominent climatologists of our time: Hans Joachim ‘John’ Schellnhuber, a German atmospheric physicist, climatologist and founding director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, known for his research on the concept of tipping points ...

55% reduction of CO2 gases by 2030 “It’s a Herculean effort”

55% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030: ‘It’s a Herculean effort’

Interview with Prof. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, energy economist and systems analyst from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and Vienna University of Technology and Deputy Chair of the EU’s Scientific Advise Mechanism. The EU’s Scientific Advise Mechanism (SAM), comprised of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the European Commission (GCSA) and the Scientific Advice ...

Paris under the smog

COVID-19 and Climate Change: connected crises and lessons to learn

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about worldwide disruption. As societies tentatively begin to reopen, the pandemic holds lessons for how the world faces another globally existential threat, the climate crisis.

EU project : EFFORT

EU Project : EFFORT

EFFORT: The EU-funded research project EFFORT was launched in December 2013. It will held its Final Conference 26-28 November 2018 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. EFFORT aimed to find data on the main routes of transmission. It spreads of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) entering the food chain leading to exposure of humans to AMR. The collaborating scientists hoped ...