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Shifting the focus from the super poor to the super-rich
open discussion about climate change and economic inequality.
The research conducted by PIK [Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research] shows how climate change are related to the economic inequality in our society.
The talk and the discussion began in a framework of a project A4kids Lab “What is wealth?”.
and the article published in Nature:
“Carbon mitigation efforts often focus on the world’s poorest people, dealing with topics such as food and energy
security, and increased emissions potential from projected population, income and consumption growth. However,
more policies are needed that target people at the opposite end of the social ladder — the super-rich.”

Ilona M. Otto
… is a senior researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). She also holds the EarthDoc position within the Earth League Network and she is a member of the COPAN – Co-evolutionary Pathways Research Group at PIK. In her work Ilona analyses social-ecological systems, especially in the context of multi-level governance of natural resources, adaptation to climate change, and sustainability transformation. She is interested in combining various data bases, research methods, and stakeholders’ knowledge in investigating problems related to global environment changes, development, adaptation and sustainability.

Nika Dubrovsky’s practice evolved from visual arts, journalism and publishing.
Her critical position on educational regimes led to the development and publishing of interactive children books. Her current project Anthropology For Kids aims at creating an open educational platform with a participatory approach. Reframing crucial aspects of human life – family, money, citizenship, beauty, and alike – Anthropology For Kids seeks to deconstruct conditioned notions of how we (should) live, demonstrating the diversity of perspectives and possibilities that exist in different cultures.