Adapting social work for a changing planet


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Cop 26, the global United Nations climate change conference is underway in Glasgow, Each country will bring their plans for reducing emissions and combatting climate change. As a people, community and society focused profession, is there a role for social work in the environment and climate change agenda? And if so, what is it? Dr Heather Lynch, MSc (Social Work) Programme Lead at Glasgow Caledonian University believes so. In this episode, she interviews Sian McKinnon, a social worker and climate activist; TzeYeng Ng, a recently qualified social worker; and Professor Susan Kemp who provides insight from an international perspective. Transcript of episode. Resources IPCC, AR6 climate change 2021: the physical science basis

IFSW Climate Justice Programme

Grand challenges for social work – create social responses to a changing environment

Music Credit: Make your dream a reality by Scott Holmes.

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