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23 March 2021 Webinar: Unpacking South Africa's Just Transition: A conversation with Saliem Fakir

Webinar: Unpacking South Africa's Just Transition: A conversation with Saliem Fakir Speaker: Saliem Fakir Facilitators: Andries Motau & Danford Chibvongodze Date & Time: Tuesday 23 March 2021, 16:00-17:00 SA Time Zoom Registration: https://ukzn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlf-mvqTgrGdHfx5oFctXhSkUP6fsG39K9 Topic In this webinar, Saliem Fakir will be unpacking what the Just Transition means in the context of a developing country such […]

Dr. Allan Iwama, Dr. Francisco Araos, and Prof. Patricia E. Perkins publish article in Environmental Sustainability Journal

QES Climate Justice scholars Dr. Allan Iwama and Dr. Francisco Araos together with our Project Director, Prof. Patricia E. Perkins published an article on Multiple knowledge systems and participatory actions in slow-onset effects of climate change: insights and perspectives in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Elsevier Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Journal. The article […]

Three QES Climate Justice Scholars contribute to opinion article led by Lucas Ferrante, published in Die Erde - Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin

QES Climate Justice scholars Marcondes Coelho, Daniela Campolina, and Katia Carolino recently contributed to an open-access opinion article led by Lucas Ferrante of the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA)/National Institute for Research in the Amazon. The article was published in Die Erde - Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin and can be […]

QES Climate Justice Scholar, José Langa's Research Featured in Several Mozambican News Outlets

QES Climate Justice Scholar, José Langa's research was featured in several Mozambican news outlets this month. The news articles highlight Langa's efforts to create a map of climate risks for the cities of Beira and Maputo. The articles, which are available in Portuguese, can be viewed by clicking on the following links: https://www.dw.com/pt-002/investigadores-mo%C3%A7ambicanos-est%C3%A3o-a-desenvolver-mapa-de-risco-clim%C3%A1tico/a-56586624 https://www.jornalnoticias.co.mz/index.php/tecnologias/100554-estudo-avalia-risco-climatico-que-maputo-e-beira-correm https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/mundo/cidades-mocambicanas-precisam-de-mapa-de-risco-climatico_n1297545 […]

QES Climate Justice Launches YouTube Channel

We are delighted to share our new YouTube Channel! Please visit our channel regularly for videos of our various projects. Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, our scholars are working diligently to complete their respective projects while following local health protocols. We take this opportunity to thank and acknowledge their efforts and that of […]

CoAdapta | Litoral - Brazil and Chile Releases Mini-Documentary

The CoAdapta | Litoral Project team, headed by QES-AS Scholar, Dr. Allan Yu Iwama,  released a mini-documentary about the project and its approach. The principal goal of the CoAdapta | Litoral Project is to integrate local perception with the scientific knowledge of communities in coastal areas in risk and vulnerability situations to environmental change and […]

Katia Carolino participates in the 25th APDR Social Innovation Workshop Towards Sustainability: Facing Contemporary Challenges for Regional Development

Written by Katia Carolino The 25th APDR Social Innovation Workshop Towards Sustainability: Facing Contemporary Challenges for Regional Development, took place from September 28 to October 2, 2020, at CES - Center for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). The event aimed to promote reflection and knowledge sharing on social innovation practices linked to […]

Webinar on 'cultural rewilding'

A presentation by Leadership for the Ecozoic L4E’s Josh Sterlin Date: Wednesday, September 2nd Time: 12pm ET Location: Zoom https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/91652582161 Josh's work asks the question: what happens to a group of people, their culture, their senses, and even their ontological systems, when they consciously attempt to 'connect to nature'? By using the Wilderness Awareness School, […]