Innovative Sustainable Solutions Presented at GreenSCENT Consortium Meeting in Barcelona Chiara Gunella (UAB) – 20th of April 2023 GreenSCENT is a collaborative project that aims to co-create various demonstrators, tools, and initiatives to engage, educate, and encourage action towards protecting our planet. Recently, the consortium held a meeting in Barcelona, where several of […]
4 Must-Read Children’s Books to Learn About Climate Change and Environmental Issues
4 Must-Read Children’s Books to Learn About Climate Change and Environmental Issues Chiara Gunella (UAB) – 18th of April 2023 As the world faces pressing environmental challenges, it is crucial to educate children about sustainability and inspire them to care for the planet. Here are four must-read children’s books that teach kids about climate […]
Let’s start influencing each other in a positive way!
Let’s start influencing each other in a positive way Ida Skov Nielsen (Danish Board of Technology) – 28th of March 2023 In today’s society, knowledge and inspiration can be found anywhere: in literature, in movies, in games, even on social media. We have asked our engaged young Youth Assembly participants for inspiring readings, podcasts and/or […]
Transforming schools to innovation hubs towards sustainability challenges
Transforming schools to innovation hubs towards sustainability challenges Loukas Katikas (EA) – 23rd of March 2023 In recent years, there has been a growing trend towards involving students learning on their own, where they are seen as partners and active contributors to the learning process. The aim is to make learning more engaging and […]
The GreenSCENT Youth Assemblies spark hope for a brighter future!
The GreenSCENT Youth Assemblies spark hope for a brighter future! Danish Board of Technology – 9th of March 2023 The third round of workshops with our Youth Assemblies’ members took place in the beginning of February. The focus was to jointly generate ideas on 4 applications to be developed by the project: the Environmental Monitoring […]
INS Carrasco i Formiguera School Collaborates with GreenScent to Foster Environmental Awareness
INS Carrasco i Formiguera School Collaborates with GreenScent to Foster Environmental Awareness Pilar Orero (UAB) – 21st of February 2023 The INS Carrasco i Formiguera has been chosen to receive a grant under the Erasmus plus program, specifically grant number 2022-1-ESOL KA120-SCH000106577, which is focused on promoting democratic participation. As part of the […]
A Conversation Between a Climate Researcher and ChatGPT
A Conversation Between a Climate Researcher and ChatGPT Manfred Mudelsee (Climate Risk Analysis) – 16th of February 2023 My name is Manfred Mudelsee. I am a climate researcher from Germany. On February 2, 2023 I had a conversation with an AI-based chatbot called ChatGPT. It was about a subject from paleoclimate sciences, to which […]
GreenDeal EU-funded projects BioBeo and GreenScent meetup for further collaboration!
GreenDeal EU-funded projects BioBeo and GreenScent meetup for further collaboration! Pilar Orero (UAB team) – 16th of January 2023 Friday 13th of January GreenSCENT partners met with members from GreenDeal EU-funded project BioBeo to find commonalities that could be exploited further through joint action. Five participants from both projects met: Alessandro Caforio […]
Environmental awareness and accessibility in video games: Plasticity
Environmental awareness and accessibility in video games Plasticity María Eugenia Larreina Morales and Chiara Gunella, (UAB team) Green and polluted worlds side by side in Plasticity. Photograph: Plasticity Games. Plasticity is a single player puzzle-platformer video game developed by thirty students in the USC Games Program at the University of Southern California (USC) and […]
Citizen engagement – what’s the point?
Citizen engagement – what’s the point? The Danish Board of Technology Team – 3rd of November 2022 Have you ever thought about how school curriculums are made? Who decides what young people learn in school, which topics they are taught, and what methods they are expected to learn? At the Danish Board of Technology, it […]