Mariana Pinho’s research project has been selected for funding by the “la Caixa” Foundation

Mariana Pinho (CESAM/DBIO), was one of the five researchers with proposals selected for funding from the Social Observatory of the “la Caixa” Foundation, a call that aimed to support research projects on the social impact of climate change in Portugal.

The proposed study “Climate Anxiety: a mechanism for change?” aims to enhance our understanding of the prevalence and impact of climate anxiety on Portuguese society, to explore how it can be addressed appropriately and leveraged it to generate pro-environmental behavioural.

The aim of the Social Observatory of the” la Caixa” Foundation call is to promote the generation of sound knowledge that can help to shed new light on the social impact of climate change in Portugal, supporting research projects in the field of Social Sciences.