Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science, organized a webinar in which a reflection was made on global environmental challenges and the impact of COVID-19 on climate change, biodiversity and urban ecosystems.
The event was moderated by the Scientific Director of Ikerbasque Fernando Cossío, and had the participation of:
- Isabelle Anguelovski, expert in political ecology and environmental planning. ICREA researcher and director of the Barcelona Lab for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability (BCNUEJ), linked to the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), where she leads a pioneering interdisciplinary research team on urban environmental justice issues.
- Unai Pascual, Ikerbasque researcher at BC3, Basque Center for Climate Change. He is an ecological economist member of IPBES, the United Nations Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, and one of the principal authors of the most comprehensive report on biodiversity ever made.
The event was held on May 25 at 17:00 (CET).
Watch the webinar recording