LISBON TALK: The Geopolitics of Global Change | 29th July

The session on “Geopolitics and Global Change”, was held at the Grand Auditorium of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon in the morning of 29th July. The relations between geopolitics and the environment, in which ways are the relations of power and dynamics of the international system linked to climate change and ecology were subject to debate.

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Miguel B. Araújo, a world leader in the study of climate change effects on biodiversity, Haeckel Prize 2019 and Fernando Pessoa Prize 2019.

Helena Freitas, Head of the Centre for Functional Ecology of the University of Coimbra

Bernardo Ivo Cruz, Member of the Board of the Portuguese Development Finance Institution – SOFID

José Manuel Félix Ribeiro, Advisor to the Board of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

The debate is moderated by Leonídio Paulo Ferreira, journalist of Diário de Notícias.


11h00 – 13h00 | 29th July 2019

Auditorium (Building 3), Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Campo Grande 


This Lisbon Talk was organised by the Lisbon Club and the Portuguese Ecological Society, with the support of the Lisbon Municipality and the Institute Marquês de Valle Flor, in the framework of the 15Th European Ecological Federation Congress, on Embedding Ecology in Sustainable Development Goals.