Climate Justice

Learning objectives

This capsule will provide you with the necessary information to understand the climate crisis from a perspective of climate justice. We will address folded basic concepts of environmental science, international policy spaces, and we will explore the very definition of climate justice and its collectives. We will also familiarize ourselves with the context that Covid-19 left for us and how we can collectively face the challenges of the different aspects of the crisis (health, economic, financial, care, etc.), strengthening the links between social, environmental and climate justice movements.

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  • Understand the basics of environmental science
  • Get to know the debates on international climate policy
  • Have a historical perspective on the climate crisis


  • Learn how to better identify the great challenges of humanity in the 21st century
  • Exercise and use your critical thinking ability
  • Train your intersectional and multidimensional view on global problems, such as the climate crisis


  • Take action to mitigate your own biases in a dialogue
  • Empathize with others
  • Know how to define your personal limits of nonviolence, and debate on what actions you consider violent or non-violent

Climate Justice: What Are We Talking About?

In the scientific and political history of the previous point, we must add the response of the civil society. Different environmental, social, field-workers, indigenous entities etc., have long been warning that urgent action is needed to prevent the serious and irreversible effects of global warming. Many of them feel recognized under the umbrella of climate justice.