Online Seminar Series “Science and Society for Sustainability”

In the context of the Literacy for Sustainability and the Environment course and the UNESCO Chair in Biodiversity Safeguard for Sustainable Development dissemination, education and society-liason activities, we have the pleasure to present the online seminar series “Science & Society for Sustainability” hosting talks and/or conversations associated with the course contents but also open to the general public.

Organization and coordination by Catarina Moura (Researcher – UNESCO Chair, Centre for Functional Ecology and Department of Life Sciences of the University of Coimbra).


1st Edition 2021

31 may 2021 | Session Video
Theme: Welcome to the Anthropocene
Inger Maren (UNESCO Chair: Sustainable heritage and environmental management) and Helena Freitas (UNESCO Chair in Biodiversity Safeguard for Sustainable Development)

9 june 2021 | Session Video
Theme: What does it mean to decarbonize transportation?
João Jesus Caetano (Counsellor na Portuguese Permanent Representation to the European Union)

11 june 2021 | Session Video
Theme: Science to support decision making: Nature-Based Solutions
Ariana Sutton-Grier (Visiting Associate Research Professor, University of Maryland, College Park)

30 june 2021 | Session Video
Theme: Sustainable Bioenergy: A bioelectric approach
Paulo Rocha (CFE, University of Coimbra)

22 july 2021 | Session Video
Theme:Climate extremes and Systemic risks for Sustainable Development Pathways – Artificial Intelligence to the Rescue?
Markus Reichstein (Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Germany)


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