“before high-tide flood, conversations on climate change - PRIMA DELLA MAREA. CONVERSAZIONI QUASI ECOLOGICHE”: students of SCUOLA NORMALE and SANT’ANNA announce 4 climate action conferences from october to december 2019
The phrase “No man is an island” is a quote from a sermon written by John Donne in 1624. In recent days, world leaders have been told this expression by Papua New Guinea young advocate Vinzealhar-Ainjo Kwangin Nen addressing delegates at the meeting of the United Nations in New York.
These days, young people taking part in school strikes “Fridays for Future” and million protesters are calling for greater action against climate change. Students of Scuola Normale Superiore and Sant’Anna School expect to call attention to the climate crisis discussing environmental challenges, effects of climate change, economic crises and sustainable development.
Putting the plan into action, students sponsored local initiatives against climate change on
Monday, October 21 (6.00 pm, Scuola Normale), at the conference Fotografare le crisi climatiche, reporters Matilde Gattoni and Alessandro Grassani, present their reportage Ocean Rage and Migranti ambientali: l’ultima illusione.
Monday, November 11 (6.00 pm, Scuola Normale), at the conference Scienza del clima e problemi globali, keynote speakers are Myles Allen (University of Oxford), Roberto Buizza (Sant’Anna School Institute of Life Sciences) and Hervé Le Treut (Institut Pierre Simon Laplace).
Friday, November 22 (4.00 pm, Sant’Anna School), at the conference Politica ed economia dei cambiamenti climatici, keynote speakers are Marzio Galeotti (University of Milano) and Francesco Lamperti (Sant’Anna School Institute of Economics) and Grammenos Mastrojeni.
Monday, December 2 (6.00 pm, Scuola Normale) at the conference Una sfida per la giustizia, keynote speakers are Catriona McKinnon (Political Philosophy, University of Exeter) and Alberto Pirni (Political Philosophy, Sant’Anna School Dirpolis Institute).
Economic damages caused by extreme natural disasters have increased drastically over the last 50 years. This is the outcome of a study conducted by researchers of the Sant’Anna School in Pisa and the Pennsylvania State University
Floods, storms, hurricanes, heat waves, droughts, wildfires and landslides are among the natural hazards associated with climate change whose...
THE Times Higher Education world University Rankings by subject. Sant’Anna School is top ranked in italy and in the World top 125 for “life sciences”
Sant’Anna School has moved up 50 spots in the world in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject. Sant’Anna...
CLIMATE AND FINANCE: Climate change affects banks and cause a 20% of growth rates reduction, A new study published on the prestigious journal Nature Climate Change. The paper has been co-authored by an international team of researchers
A new study published on the prestigious journal Nature Climate Change highlights how climate-related damages impact on the stability of the...