Climate change: No longer someone else’s problem

Guest: Joana Setzer

12. 03. 19:00h

Kino 35, Štěpánská 35, Prague 1

Host: Vojtěch Boháč, Voxpot

The effects of climate change are felt today in the island nation of Kiribati and all over the world. But what can we, as citizens, do to mitigate the often-disastrous influence of global warming? 

Joana Setzer worked as an environmental lawyer in Brazil for eight years. As a post-doctoral fellow at the London School of Economics, her current research focuses on climate litigation and legislation, and with a particular focus on subnational climate policies and action. 

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