Tag: Health

Plates and Policies Are Best Shared

The global pandemic has jolted our food systems and lifted the veil to reveal the extent of its inefficiency, fragility, and unsustainability. Food is the epicentre of this global transition process. It represents the intricate web that connects everything and

Homing in on Housing Desegregation

Case Study 1: Madrid, Spain, January 2021 Amidst the worst snowstorm in a century, with temperatures below –10ºC, thousands of people living in Madrid’s Cañada Real settlement struggled to keep themselves warm in their homes, lacking access to electricity. Cañada

Home Is Where You’ll Find Net-Zero

Shall I buy or keep renting? House or flat? Will interest rates stay low? Should I plan for a renovation budget or is the property fine as it is? Shall we go for eco-friendly painting? What if I lose my job? How can I get solar panels in

How Primary Care Can Solve Today’s Health Care Challenges

When I arrived to the US in Spring 2019 as a visiting PhD scholar at Columbia University’s School of Public Health, I was immediately struck by the advertising messages all over the streets, convenient stores and public transports that read