TUI seminar

OCTOBER 11TH 2023     12-1:00PM UK time


Professor Ricardo García Mira and he is going to present: 

The social impact of energy transition in Europe: socio-psychological factors:

The de-territorialisation process in Coal and Carbon-intensive regions has raised critical constraints for management, because the progressive weakening of the tie between a community and its territory. As one of most important processes of the last decade, the energy transition is affecting all aspects of human life (social, political, economic, cultural, ecological, and psychological). The main objective of this talk is to introduce our research analysing the social aspects of the transition to clean energy, focusing in developing a theoretically-based and empirically-grounded understanding of cross-cutting issues related to social and human aspects.

About Professor Ricardo García Mira:

Ricardo García Mira is a Full Professor of Social Psychology – University of A Coruna, Galicia, Spain. Coordinator of the ENTRANCES project (H2020). Partner in TRIGGER project (Horizon-Europe). He was a member of the Parliament of Spain in the XI and XII legislatures (Climate Change Spokesperson). Doctor Honoris Causa by the ‘Alexander Ioan Cuza’ University, Iasi (2018). Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan (2021). Visiting Scholar at the College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (2020). Visiting Professor of the Institute for Policy Research – University of Bath, UK (2016-2024). President of the International Association for People-environment Studies (IAPS) (2014-2018). Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) (2018-).