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ESSSR’s Prof Freitas appointed as member of EC mission board for Adaptation to Climate Change

Professor Helena Freitas from ESSSR‘s University of Coimbra has been appointed a member of the European Commission’s mission board for Adaptation to Climate Change. In this role, she works at the forefront of climate action and societal transformation, assisting the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals, contributing to shaping policy initiatives and the new framework programme. „I feel honoured to join this group of experts, and I will do my best to contribute to the changes we need in order to cope with climate change and its global impacts,“ said Professor Freitas upon her appointment.