The seminar “Climate Anxiety and the Complexity of Sustainable Development” will address the societal factors related to sustainable technologies.

On September 15th at 15:00, Tartu University Café hosted a seminar titled “Climate Anxiety and the Complexity of Sustainable Development,” delving into the impact of climate change on mental health and societal development.

This seminar series explores circular economy and sustainable technologies, with a focus on people and society. Professor Kairi Kreegipuu discussed climate anxiety, addressing its nature, measurement, predictors, consequences, and prevalence. Associate Professor Margit Keller explored sustainable development complexities, its essence, interpretations in Estonian society, and scenarios for transforming energy and transportation systems. A panel discussion followed with Kaspar Valgepea, Associate Professor of Gas Fermentation Technologies, joining the conversation on supporting sustainable changes in society.