Library guidesSubject: Multidisciplinary
In recent years, we have witnessed unusual temperature phenomena, thaws and natural disasters. These anomalies have been largely caused by climate change. This library guide focuses on the effects of climate change from the point of view of various sectors.
Understanding climate change
An interactive infographic showing climate change data in different sectors/industries.
A video defining climate change and explaining the role of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
A video explaining the difference between climate change and air pollution.
A podcast explaining how digitization could be one of the possible solutions to climate change.
A podcast proposing a set of mobile applications to carry out sustainable practices.
Climate change in figures
Statistical data on emissions in Spain from different sectors.
Statistical data on transportation emissions in the European Union.
An interactive infographic on the impacts of COP26 in the different participating countries in 2022.
A collection of data on emissions generated by trade in the European Union.
A collection of indicators and interactive tables on various effects of climate change: CO2 emissions, energy use, etc.
A collection of visualizations on the evolution of climate change and the factors that influence it.
A collection of visualizations on the consequences of inaction on climate change.
The IMF website providing statistical data and indicators on climate change.
To stay informed
A collection of journals and publications dealing with climate change issues.
A collection of media outlets that publish news and content on climate change.
How does it affect health?
An article on how pathogenic diseases can be aggravated by climate change.
Information on how climate change affects human health.
A report on the impact that climate change has on health.
An article on the effects that climate change has on health and what factors play an important role.
A video report on climate change and global health.
A video on how climate change affects health and how communities can prepare.
Open access journal that publishes scientific works related to disasters, migration, changing patterns of disease and the impacts of climate change.
A book describing climate change issues in terms of pollution, extreme weather and the impacts on health.
A video on pollution as a cause of mortality.
A blog post by the World Health Organization on health and climate change.
About specific diseases
An interactive infographic allowing the origin of diseases to be traced.
An interactive infographic allowing us to filter the diseases to which we are exposed depending on different factors and causes.
A podcast discussing climate change as a possible cause of insomnia.
A video examining the effects of climate change on health based on real cases.
A study examining the risks to health posed by climate change.
A study reporting on excess deaths related to heat waves and greenhouse gas emissions.
A review highlighting regional changes in pathogens and how they may evolve with climate change.
Wikipedia entry on the term solastalgia.
A book that provides a guide to understanding environmental psychology.
A book examining how people and communities perceive and respond to climate change.
An article examining how psychology can help limit climate change through behavioural forecasting.
An article providing a basis for identifying areas of analysis on psychology and climate change.
An article examining how climate change affects children's mental health.
An article on the anxiety caused by climate change in young people.
Wikipedia entry on the term eco-anxiety.
A blog post explaining what eco-anxiety is and how we can cope with it.
A podcast on eco-anxiety and how younger people suffer from it.
Tips for coping with climate anxiety.
What is climate anxiety, how to deal with it and reasons for optimism.
An article analysing eco-anxiety from different perspectives and what forms it can take.
An article that proposes a scale to measure climate anxiety.
An article discussing the nature and existence of climate anxiety.
What does the legislation say?
Link to the Spanish Official State Gazette (BOE) to consult the Climate Change and Energy Transition Law.
An evaluation of the key points of the Climate Change Law in Spain.
A list of regulations and laws on climate change affecting the European Union and Spain. There are also some resources from non-European countries.
European policy on climate change and the 2030 goals.
Official European Union climate legislation.
United Nations communication on the Paris Agreement.
Resources on law, environment and climate justice.
The European Commission web page on the European Green Deal and its benefits.
Official communication from the European Commission on the European Green Deal.
A report on the progress of climate change actions in the European Union.
A link to the regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action.
An article on the challenges of the Paris Agreement and predictions for achieving the European Union's climate target.
In the world
A database for finding climate change legislation from around the world.
Information on the United Nations Convention on Climate Change.
A report on the topics addressed at the United Nations COP27 Conference, as well as the positive and negative aspects of the actions carried out so far.
A web page presenting the international agreements currently in place to combat climate change and the objectives of each one.
An explanation of the key points of the IPCC report on climate change.
A news article on the latest UN actions to address climate change.
What impact does it have on the economy?
A reflection on climate change and the economy by Nobel Prize-winning economist William D. Nordhaus.
UOC educational resources on ecological economics.
An interactive infographic on economics and finance and their evolution with climate change.
Information on environmental economics and related concepts.
A set of podcasts on YouTube about environmental economics.
Government of Catalonia web page on the green and circular economy, and how it applies to the Catalan region.
A report on the Catalan strategy related to eco-design and circular economy.
The official website of the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
Green finance initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
A report on how the GCF can help and bring solutions with green finance.
A podcast reporting on "green inflation" and how it may affect the energy transition.
A podcast on Spotify about ecotourism and sustainable tourism.
A book summarizing what was said at the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism.
An article examining how tourism has evolved alongside society and culture, and how new articles are emerging on the subject.
An article explaining how India has had to restructure tourism in the wake of COVID-19 through ecotourism.
An article examining the direct and indirect effects of ecotourism in relation to environmental identity.
What social movements has it created?
Wikipedia entry on the term ecofeminism.
What is ecofeminism and what does it involve?
A brief history of ecofeminism and its current implications.
An article explaining ecofeminism from the point of view of health and intercultural dialogue.
An article explaining how social and discriminatory problems have a negative impact on climate change.
An article reviewing a collection of feminist studies with a new approach - from the perspective of ecofeminism.
Wikipedia entry on the term bioethics.
The official website of the International Association of Bioethics.
An article proposing the integration of global bioethics as part of climate change planning.
An article highlighting the ethical problems of globalization and proposing bioethics as a solution.
An article that seeks to identify the different positions on bioethics in relation to sustainable development in a number of countries.
A reflection on the importance of bioethics in 21st-century education for the development of actions aimed at protecting the environment and biodiversity.
A documentary review from 1970 to 2017, a time when major reports were produced worldwide on environmental issues.
A review article linking bioethics and artificial intelligence, and identifying commonalities.
Barcelona Provincial Council web page discussing the 2030 Agenda and SDG 13.
Actions that companies can undertake regarding climate change.
A set of tools to carry out actions to protect the environment.
The Government of Catalonia web page on the different areas of climate action.
A documentary on the effects of global warming and the extreme temperatures in which populations around the world have to live.
A quiz to test your knowledge on the climate crisis.
A set of podcasts about different concepts related to the climate crisis.
An infographic on environmental migration around the world.
A report on how the climate crisis influences population migration.
A news article on environmental refugees from the perspective of different cities around the world.
An article on the adaptation of indigenous communities to the new realities of the environmental crisis.
The official website of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
A climate map showing the places most adversely affected by the impacts of climate change.
A website showing the societies that are most vulnerable to climate change through tools and glossaries.
The official website of the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice.
A web page explaining how climate change has an impact on our cultural values.
The official web page of Amnesty International on how climate change affects human rights.
An article on real cases of communities around the world that have been particularly affected by climate change.
How is it being taught?
An essay that aims to analyse the importance of education in the context of climate change.
An explanation of the importance of environmental education and its component elements.
Actions carried out from the eTwinning platform to combat climate change.
An article focused on climate change teaching and research.
A study on material development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics related to the environment.
An analysis of the environmental crisis from a theoretical and humanistic point of view.
A TED Talk on the challenge of environmental education based on personal experiences.
An article examining participant results for a local adult climate education service.
An article proposing a teaching system for bioethics education.
An article analysing the citations received by articles on education and climate change.
A book reviewing climate change education and identifying areas for improvement.
A guide to key climate change concepts for children.
Students investigate the consequences of climate change through a virtual journey.
A case study on climate education for children.
A study on environmental education for children through gameplay.
An article presenting children as key actors in sustainability and their science education.
A review of recent research on environmental education to identify gaps and opportunities to promote environmental action.
An article that aims to determine the validity of environmental education as a strategy against climate change.
An article analysing climate literacy in Spanish secondary schools.
A study that brings together the knowledge acquired by secondary school students on the subject of climate change.
A study analysing the effects of knowledge about climate change in teenagers and their willingness to act in environmental education.
A study analysing how teachers' political orientations play a larger role in their climate change teaching of students than the training programmes to which teachers are subjected.
A book reviewing climate change education and identifying areas where a change in teaching methods needs to take place.
An article reviewing how climate change teaching is approached in universities, with a focus on the training needs of teaching staff.
An article evaluating problem-based bioethics teaching.
A study analysing how students' environmental beliefs are involved in their decision to expose themselves to change.
A study examining what environmental competencies are taught in seven European countries.
What impact has it had on culture?
Wikipedia entry on the concept of climate change art.
A blog post on why climate change is not often depicted in films.
A blog post on how artists have depicted climate throughout history.
A blog post on how art can help mitigate climate change.
An article that investigates whether activist art can have a stimulating effect on audiences.
An article that aims to create links between artistic disciplines and create a space for expression on climate change.
How climate change can transform cultural heritage.
A report offering an insight into the vulnerabilities of world heritage due to the impact of climate change, as well as the implications for tourism.
An article investigating practices with a gender perspective in Spanish ecomuseums.
An article providing information on ecomuseums and how different countries are implementing them.
An article on the future of cultural heritage due to climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Collections of artists for climate action
A collection of artists and their works related to climate change.
A group of artists working together to raise awareness about climate change.
A collection of art installations that have climate change as their main theme.
An organization offering an open access collection of illustrations with a climate change theme.
An organization that facilitates the exposure of artists who use their work to raise awareness about climate change.
The web page of the virtual magazine on art and climate change.
A blog about artists, organizations and exhibitions related to climate change.
Information on the works of the green hubs and squares of the Eixample.
Voluntary actions for CO2 reduction.
Climate action and public policies in Catalonia.
Information on low emission zones in Catalonia.
Emission reduction projects in Spain.
Proposals for the reduction of emissions in Spain.
Emission reduction actions, with policies and actions in different sectors.
A page on the environmental promotion plans to combat climate change on a national level.
A list of new Spanish companies that include sustainability among their principles and offer products and services related to the fight against climate change.
European actions to combat climate change.
Paris initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastic.
Norwegian initiative to preserve forests.
A review of climate change actions in Europe.
European initiatives to reduce the carbon footprint.
How the Icelandic government is applying renewable energy in almost all its industries.
In the world
An interactive tool to see the different actions being carried out in countries to mitigate climate change.
A report on the actions of various countries in line with the Paris Agreement, and the results that are being obtained.
A website on Australia's initiative to implement regenerative agriculture.
The website of the New York City Beekeepers Association. An initiative to maintain biodiversity.
A collection of companies introducing greener initiatives into their business plans.
Companies with an international outlook that present initiatives to promote sustainability.
A collection of international companies that are taking action to counteract the effect of their carbon footprint.
Librarians responsible for this library guide
Àgueda MercadalOperative subgroup: Librarian for Psychology and Education, vocational training Operative group: Library for Learning
Adrián de MonOperative subgroup: Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications resource manager, vocational training Operative group: Library for Learning