Entries by Arno Scharl

Collaboration with Earth Hour Global

In recognition of the value and potential of the DecarboNet project to the Earth Hour campaign, key members of the Earth Hour Global (EHG) organisation met in Zurich with Christoph Meili, Raphael Hess, Harith Alani, as well as several others from WWF Switzerland. In this meeting, EHG demonstrated their plans for future Earth Hour campaigns, […]

D5.3.1: Use Case 1 – Evaluation Report v1

This first use-case evaluation report sheds light on the Energy Trial; an initiative to engage people with energy savings by distributing energy monitors and providing recommendations to reduce carbon emissions. View report here. 

D 6.3.1 Use Case 2 Evaluation Report v1

This is the first of two deliverables aimed at reporting the work and outcome of Use Case 2: Large-scale awareness campaigns (use case 2). This deliverable summarises the impact of the project in terms of users researched, active collaborations with stakeholders and observed behavioural changes related to the goals of DecarboNet and the themes of […]

Strong presence at EnviroInfo 2015

The traditional Conference on Informatics for Environmental Protection – EnviroInfo – had its 29th edition in the last September at the University of Copenhagen,  in collaboration with the European Environment Agency. DecarboNet had a strong participation in the conference, sharing 3 different aspects of our investigations. The papers: “Analysing engagement towards the 2014 Earth Hour Campaign in […]

IKEA engaging families with energy savings

WWF  Switzerland and IKEA are working together to engage families with energy savings using the Utility Toolkit, a downloadable game developed by WAAG Society as part of DecarboNet. More information about this initiative is available at WAAG website and IKEA’s blog.

D5.2: Energy Trial Application

The Citizen Engagement Portal is introduced as an application that aims at engaging people with energy savings and, consequently, with climate change issues. View report here. 

Earth Hour 2015

Earth Hour brings together people around the globe to celebrate the beauty of our planet. Join us at 8:30 pm on Saturday 28th March by turning off the lights for one hour. Be part of it, use #YourPower and share your #EarthHour experience on social media.   More information: WWF and Earth Hour Earth Hour […]