The climate emergency is still worryingly absent from the daily agenda in Southern Europe – help us change that by joining our seminar in Barcelona to discuss the actions we need to take!
About the Event
This seminar will tackle the issue of the climate emergency to stimulate a more lively public debate on the subject in Southern Europe. Throughout the day, representatives from academia, politics, and civil society will look at the different aspects of the climate emergency with a specific focus on the EU level as well as the situation in Spain and Catalonia.
10:10 WELCOME AND PRESENTATION OF THE DAY
Ernest Urtasun – MEP Green Group/EFA European Parliament
Susanne Rieger – Co-President Green European Foundation
10:20 PANEL: CLIMATE CHALLENGES, SPANISH AND CATALAN PERSPECTIVE
David Cid – Member of the Catalan Parliament, group Catalunya En Comú-Podem
Janet Sanz – 2nd Vice mayor of Barcelona for Environment, Urbanism, Infrastructures and Mobility
Koro López de Uralde – Climate activist
Andreu Escrivá – Environmentalist, adviser in Sustainability
11:45 COFFEE BREAK
12:15 PANEL II: CLIMATE CHALLENGES, EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Germany) (tbc)
Oriol Costa – Professor of International Relations at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mar García – Secretary General of the European Green Party
13:45 CLOSING OF THE PLENARY AND PRESENTATION OF THE PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS IN THE AFTERNOON
16:00 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS
Energetical Challenges in Research and Develoment
Lourdes Bedié – Speaker of Network of Energetical Sovereignty
Food and Climate Change
Marta López Cifuentes – University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) (Austria)
Mobility and Health
Pau Noy – President of the Foundation for Sustainable and Safe Mobility
The seminar will take place in English and Spanish, with simultaneous interpretation available.
Attendance at this seminar is free, but registration is required.
Please register your interest in attending by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Details of this event are to be confirmed. Please check back later for more information.
Barcelona, 08002 Spain