RESEARCHERS FROM THE STOCKHOLM SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SUPPORT TODAY’S CLIMATE STRIKE
The researchers write: “The pupils are taking a stance on one of humanity’s greatest issues and they deserve respect”.
Read the article here. (in Swedish)
Lars-Gunnar Mattsson, Professor Emeritus at the Stockholm School of Economics and researcher at Misum (Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets) is one of the 270 researchers to have signed the article.
“The pupils’ commitment is very positive, and I find it encouraging. On the one hand, they are the ones who will be most affected by climate change and, on the other hand, I believe that the commitment of children and young people affects politicians in a special way.”
Do demonstrations fit with the role of researcher?
“This is such an important issue. The knowledge I have gained through my research has made me understand the enormous gravity of the climate issue. The role of researcher also includes communicating that gravity.”