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Climate change Education for Sustainable Development Higher Education Integral Human Development Water

The water war: Is water a common good?

Is water a common good, when so many people still do not have the right to it? More than ever, climate change and the need for an urgent response to it are the order of the day. Although the prevention, combat and mitigation of climate change have long been discussed, news of natural and other […]

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Science, Development and Integrality

This integral awareness will promote a science more awake to the needs outside its academic walls, where its transference will be an excellent influence for Development in the various domains. Carlos Barros On 10 November is celebrated the World Science Day for Peace and Development[1]. This event, promoted by UNESCO, began in the outset of […]

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Climate change journalism Media Sustainable development

The challenges of news representations of climate change

Although there are still denialists around the world among politicians, common people and even ‘scientists’ who minimize the effects of climate change, nobody less than the United Nations (UN) states it as the defining issue of our era[1]. With a clear impact on the habitability conditions of our planet, dealing with climate change is not […]

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Our Common Home: The New Juridico-Political Category of ‘Climate Refugees’

In this fifth blog post, I will examine IOM’s – International Organization for Migration recurrent stance on how more measures are needed to protect climate migrants and climate refugees around the world and its relationships with both new research lines on climate migrants being created and developed by migration research institutes around the globe (from […]

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Alterações climáticas Climate change Climate refugee Higher Education Integral Human Development Refugiado climático Sustainable development

Recognition of the climate refugee for integral human development

(Foto by Hector Retamal/AFP) Ana Marta ALEIXO CADOS, Universidade Católica Portuguesa © 2022 Recognition of the climate refugee for integral human development The status of climate refugee is still not legally recognised, further complicating concerted and specific support action for these displaced persons. The scientific community calls for an international commitment to support the populations […]

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