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Thanks to Chiavari

Thanks to Chiavari

It is now concluded the citizen science initiative that researchers from CNR-IRPI, CNR-IGAG, and CNR-IMATI organized with the students of the “Marconi Delpino” Scientific High School in Chiavari, under the umbrella of the I-CHANGE Genoa Living Lab.

New release of Environmental Impact Hub (EIH)

New release of Environmental Impact Hub (EIH)

The EIH is a data infrastructure that is being developed within the framework of I-CHANGE to enable easy, user-friendly access to the project’s data and analysis output. Moreover it allows for a feedback loop of the citizens to the project, thus supporting citizen science and engagement.  

Accessibility in visual communication

Accessibility in visual communication

On May 15, 2024, Climate Media Factory will showcase the example of I-CHANGE to talk simplifying the content of scientific research not only verbally, but also making it visually understandable at “Ensuring an Inclusive & Accessible Green Transition.” online event.

Update from the serious gaming front

Update from the serious gaming front

In I-CHANGE, we are creating a serious board game to raise awareness on local hazards and solutions to reduce them. At the same time, the game promotes active travel modes by unraveling the impact of our emissions on the environment.  

Climate Action Training Schools

Climate Action Training Schools

Between March and November of last year, all of our Living Labs organised Climate Action Training Schools for members of the public. The Climate Action Training Schools included a wide range of events, such as presentations, discussions and hands on activities.

I-CHANGE Social impact assessment

I-CHANGE Social impact assessment

To date, over 850 people have attended the Citizen Science activities promoted within the I-CHANGE project. Responses have been collected from the students and the adults to evaluate the social impacts, specifically the lifestyle changes towards sustainability, in the I-CHANGE Living Labs. 

Urban heat island and citizen science

Urban heat island and citizen science

The role of citizenship in the issues of environmental risks and natural events is extremely essential and at the centre of European policies. I-CHANGE project bases its citizen science activities on the participatory contribution in particularly on the collection of environmental data.

Evaluation of carbon footprint and other climate forcers

Evaluation of carbon footprint and other climate forcers

Recently the I-CHANGE partner Techne Consulting, with the collaboration of other partners of the consortium, finalised the report “Apportionment of carbon footprint and greenhouse gases“ as one result of the research activity Benchmarking behavioral change: apportionment of carbon and environmental footprint.

Evaluation of environmental footprint

Evaluation of environmental footprint

The I-CHANGE partner Techne Consulting, with the collaboration of other partners, finalised the report Apportionment of environmental footprint as part of the research on Benchmarking behavioral change: apportionment of carbon and environmental footprint.

Citizens 4 Climate

Citizens 4 Climate

The dashboard is designed to explain current challenges we are facing in a changing climate including hazard such as air pollution, heatwaves indoors and outdoors, flooding, landslides, and storms.

Engaging citizens through science

Engaging citizens through science

On September 22nd, the Danish Board of Technology was as a representative from I-CHANGE invited to speak at the symposium on citizen science in Aarhus, Denmark. Aarhus University, Central Denmark EU Office and ITK – Aarhus Municipality invited regional stakeholders to a symposium with cross-sectoral discussions of the benefits of conducting citizen science.

The Living Lab of Genoa met its stakeholders on the occasion of the European Green Week

The Living Lab of Genoa met its stakeholders on the occasion of the European Green Week

On the occasion of the European Green Week – promoted by the European Community – the Living Lab of Genoa organized an annual meeting with its stakeholders to talk about the activities carried out by the project, the results obtained and the new synergies that could be established on the territory to increase the involvement of citizens in citizen science activities.

How do you engage citizens in your science?

How do you engage citizens in your science?

It is probably the first time that a citizen science workshop is being held at the eScience conference. Overall, the conference invites researchers to share their data and compute-intensive research in various scientific fields. At the "INSTIL - cItizeN Science...

I-CHANGE carbon and environmental footprint ongoing

I-CHANGE carbon and environmental footprint ongoing

Within the framework of the I-CHANGE project the activities of action 3.2 relating to “Benchmarking behavioral changes: apportionment of carbon and environmental footprint” are ongoing and have produced the first results. E2GovCmty computer model has been finalized by...

What can Twitter tell us about citizen science?

What can Twitter tell us about citizen science?

Citizens are at the center of the I-CHANGE project: they are the key actors but also the main beneficiaries. In I-CHANGE, we are building our research around citizen science methods. Citizen science is defined as the integration of citizen into scientific processes -...

Second heat wave of this summer in Barcelona

Second heat wave of this summer in Barcelona

The global climatic alteration associated with the increase of greenhouse gases is causing the rise in the temperatures of the planet. The impacts are significant on human health, regional economies, and ecosystems. The average temperature of the planet has already...

Citython 2022 Series Launched

Citython 2022 Series Launched

By KAJO Image: I-CHANGE MeteoTracker from the Genoa Living Lab During the last weekend of April, I-CHANGE partner KAJO organized an event focusing on smart urban mobility and climate resilience. The Citython Žilina 2022 was organized under EIT Urban Mobility and it...

World Meteorological Day 2022

World Meteorological Day 2022

By University of Barcelona Today we celebrate the #WorldMeteorologicalDay. On this occasion, the focus is the importance of early warning and early action. In the context of Climate Change, exposure to severe and extreme meteorological events is increasing. Early...

World Water Day 2022

World Water Day 2022

By University of Barcelona Every year since 1993, World Water Day has been celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of this resource, emphasizing that water is fundamental to sustainable development and the eradication of poverty and hunger. This year, World...

UNIBO presenting at AISAM

UNIBO presenting at AISAM

The National Congress of the “Associazione Italiana di Scienze dell’Atmosfera e Meteorologia (AISAM)” is an annual event where the Italian community of atmospheric physicist, meteorologists and climatologists as well as weather enthusiasts, has the opportunity to...