• In this lecture, I will examine my own role, as a researcher, in advancing a progressive agenda that responds to an urgent climate change challenge. I will explore the tensions between experimental forms of action-research, policy-oriented research, and curiosity-led research and the way in which these different forms of thinking have shaped my research agenda as I have attempted to respond to what I believe is the most important challenge of our times: enabling life in a climate changed future.”
New interview of Marta Olazabal at ThePrint about the new study on climate change policies in 136 coastal cities covering 68 countries.
New Delhi: In a new study on climate change policies in 136 coastal cities covering 68 countries, a team of international researchers has found a lack of effective climate adaptation policies with no signs of implementation in nearly half the cases.
This time of a global health crisis, Marta Olazabal, BC3-Basque Centre for Climate Change Research Fellow and AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellow, and Sarah Colenbrander from World Resources Institute, write an opinion article on climate change and the COVID-19 crisis and how this can be addressed in cities.Olazabal and Colenbrander's article deal with the critical point that this situation cost to cities and the new investment to handle it.
Marta Olazabal, from BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change multidisciplinary research centre and AXA Postdoc Fellow, has been interviewed as part of "Confronting a Global Crisis" series, where the AXA Research Fund supported scientists and AXA leadership share their perspectives on the global crisis and the COVID19. Dr. Olazabal shared her view on cities, urbanisation and Coronavirus.
Financiado por el Ministerio de Ciencia Innovación y Universidades y la Agencia Estatal de Investigación,
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