As part of The Green Screen project in which we explore films and debates for a better future, we explored how burn out has been affecting hospital workers pre- and post-Pandemic. This month, we featured the film 'Burning Out' following staff in a Parisian hospital and held a debate on how to guarantee healthcare as a common good.
The 4 day work week has many benefits. As we have seen from the recent Icelandic trial – the 4 day / 32h work week does not only enhance worker wellbeing, but it has also been shown to maintain or increase productivity in the workplace. It also contributes to safeguarding the environment, creating more gender equality and social cohesion, and enriching democracy!
At least 95 are dead and hundreds are missing following the days of floods that have devastated German, Belgian and French cities and villages. In January 2021, the global temperature was the highest on record. And what is clear is that floods are made more frequent and severe due to the increase of extreme weather patterns caused by climate change.