Climate crisis and climate action

From the 16th of May until the 3rd of June, 2022 the FORTHEM online lecture series on the climate crisis & climate action took place, which was organised by the students of the Climate & Resources Lab, Kristīne Ketrina Putniņa, Gretha Boor, Vivian Wagner and Roberta Bardelli.

Altogether 4 lectures were held on the topics of climate basics, climate & nature, climate & society and climate solutions. 11 presenters, including professors from University of Latvia, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, University of Palermo, University of Jyväskylä and University of Valencia, took part in the sessions, allowing the listeners to gain insights on their areas of expertise in relation to climate change.  

 19.05.2022. CLIMATE BASICS [Lecture recording

Climate of the Earth and its Formation” - Dr. Māris Kļaviņš, University of Latvia

Climate of the Past: Paleoclimate Reconstructions” - Dr. Normunds Stivriņš, University of Latvia

24.05.2022. CLIMATE & NATURE [Lecture recording

Impact of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems” - Dr. Geraldina Signa, University of Palermo

Bioclimatology. The Footprint of Climate Change on Phenology (Seasonal Events in Nature)” - Dr. Gunta Kalvāne, University of Latvia

01.06.2022. CLIMATE & SOCIETY [Lecture recording]

Social and Psychological Issues that Hinder Us from Combatting Climate Change” - Dr. Satu Ranta-Tyrkkö, University of Jyväskylä

Political and Economic Issues that Hinder Us from Combatting Climate Change: Collective Action Problems” - Dr. Annette Schmitt, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Environmental Handprint” - Gretha Boor, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

 03.06.2022. CLIMATE SOLUTIONS [Lecture recording]

Carbon Dioxide Removal” - Dr. Philip Pogge von Strandmann, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Misconceptions on Climate Change. Implications in Education” - Dr. Olga Mayoral García-Berlanga, University of Valencia

Future Educational Module” - Timo Graffe & Christopher Newton, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz