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Citizen-led emissions reduction: Enhancing enjoyment and understanding for diverse citizen engagement with air pollution and climate change decision making (2024)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Sardo, A. M., Csobod, E., Boushel, C., Laggan, S., & Hayes, E. (2024). Citizen-led emissions reduction: Enhancing enjoyment and understanding for diverse citizen engagement with air pollution and climate change decision making. Environmental Science and Policy, 154, Article 103692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2024.103692

Diverse citizens need to be involved in net zero transitions to ensure policy interventions do not entrench inequalities for people from minoritised or disenfranchised groups and ensure public engagement with rapid social changes. This paper illustra... Read More about Citizen-led emissions reduction: Enhancing enjoyment and understanding for diverse citizen engagement with air pollution and climate change decision making.

Experiences of ‘citizen science’, Pushing the boundaries: Exploring ‘citizen science’ and community participation across research (2023)
Report
Institute for Community Studies, Sardo, M., Williams, B., Bell, A., Whyte, S., Oveson, M., & Clayton, A. (2023). Experiences of ‘citizen science’, Pushing the boundaries: Exploring ‘citizen science’ and community participation across research

This is the first in a series of short discussion papers, sharing learnings and reflections from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)-funded Citizen Science Collaboration Grants (CSCG). It focuses on the experience of doing ‘citizen science’.1 This... Read More about Experiences of ‘citizen science’, Pushing the boundaries: Exploring ‘citizen science’ and community participation across research.

Embedding citizens within airborne microplastic and microfibre research (2023)
Journal Article
Williams, B., De Vito, L., Margarida Sardo, A., Pringle, K., Hansen, M., Taylor, M., …Hayes, E. (2023). Embedding citizens within airborne microplastic and microfibre research. Cambridge Prisms: Plastics, 1(e11), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1017/plc.2023.11

Microplastics are ubiquitous in our environment but their presence in air is less well understood. Homes are likely a key source of airborne microplastics and microfibres to the environment owing to the frequent use and storage of plastics and textil... Read More about Embedding citizens within airborne microplastic and microfibre research.

Bristol advisory committee on climate change: One City climate strategy progress review - February 2023 (2023)
Report
Longhurst, J., Venn, A., Dietzel, A., Smith, B., Pettengell, C., Tudgey, D., …Clayton, W. (2023). Bristol advisory committee on climate change: One City climate strategy progress review - February 2023. https://thebaccc.files.wordpress.com/2023/04/baccc-occs-progress-review_final-26-april-2023.pdf: Bristol One City Office

This report from the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (BACCC) reviews citywide progress on tackling the climate crisis and concludes that, although there is some positive progress, the city is still way off meeting its 2030 carbon neutra... Read More about Bristol advisory committee on climate change: One City climate strategy progress review - February 2023.

Reflecting on deepening participation in recruitment and evaluation in citizen science - lessons from the WeCount project (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Sardo, M., Fogg Rogers, L., & Laggan, S. (2023, April). Reflecting on deepening participation in recruitment and evaluation in citizen science - lessons from the WeCount project. Paper presented at PCST 2023, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

This paper shares learnings from the evaluation of the WeCount urban mobility citizen science project, in which citizens participated in several ways, from technical development to engagement and evaluation. Drawing on asset-based community developme... Read More about Reflecting on deepening participation in recruitment and evaluation in citizen science - lessons from the WeCount project.

Citizen-led emission reductions: Behaviour change intention is positively correlated to citizen enjoyment and learning in public engagement activities (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Sardo, M., & Laggan, S. (2023, April). Citizen-led emission reductions: Behaviour change intention is positively correlated to citizen enjoyment and learning in public engagement activities. Presented at Public Communication of Science and Technology 2023 (PCST2023), Rotterdam, Netherlands

Science communicators need to co-create engagement activities which are enjoyable, inclusive, and attractive to diverse citizens representing regional demographics. Over 8,300 people from six European countries took part in the ClairCity project, aim... Read More about Citizen-led emission reductions: Behaviour change intention is positively correlated to citizen enjoyment and learning in public engagement activities.

Air and Water Pollution XXX (2022)
Book
Mambretti, S., Longhurst, J., & Barnes, J. (Eds.). (2022). Air and Water Pollution XXX. Southampton and Boston: WIT Press

Proceedings of the 30th Air and Water Pollution Conference organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology and the University of the West of England. The merger of two successful events to form the 30th International Conference on Modelling, Monitori... Read More about Air and Water Pollution XXX.

Challenges and opportunities for local action to improve air quality (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2022, December). Challenges and opportunities for local action to improve air quality. Presented at Next Steps for Improving Air Quality at a Local Level, Online

This brief presentation considers the role of Local Authorities (LA) in providing local air quality management (LAQM) and public health protection. It will focus on the role of LAs in reviewing and assessing air quality, declaring Air Quality Ma... Read More about Challenges and opportunities for local action to improve air quality.

Review of year three of the climate emergency action plan. Report for South Gloucestershire Council (2022)
Digital Artefact
Longhurst, J. (2022). Review of year three of the climate emergency action plan. Report for South Gloucestershire Council. [PDF]

The University of the West of England supports South Gloucestershire Council in their Climate Emergency work through a University Advisory Group. This group meets monthly with representatives of South Gloucestershire Council’s Climate Emergency Team... Read More about Review of year three of the climate emergency action plan. Report for South Gloucestershire Council.

Enforcing local environmental protection (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2022, October). Enforcing local environmental protection. Presented at Environmental Protection UK Annual Conference 2022, Warwick University and online

This presentation considers the role of Local Authorities (LA) in providing environmental protection services. It considers the challenges faced by LAs in 12 years or more of austerity. It reflects on in the capability and competency to deliver... Read More about Enforcing local environmental protection.

Climate action hub: Empowering youth engagement project report (2022)
Report
Laggan, S., Davies, L., Fogg-Rogers, L., Portus, R., Adkins, D., & Williams, S. Climate action hub: Empowering youth engagement project report. UKRI HEIF

This report summarises the knowledge exchange activities of the CAH-OOT project: Climate Action Hub - empOwering yOuth engagemenT. This project, funded by a joint faculty award from the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF), enabled representatives... Read More about Climate action hub: Empowering youth engagement project report.

Youth Climate Communications Toolkit (2022)
Other
Davies, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Adkins, D., Portus, R., & Williams, S. (2022). Youth Climate Communications Toolkit. [Toolkit]. https://joom.ag/LGad

A toolkit for young people to campaign effectively on things that matter to them. Gain sustainability skills and competencies while creatively addressing key priorities for your place of study, place of work or community. For more information about t... Read More about Youth Climate Communications Toolkit.

Plan 2030. Accelerating action for a net zero 2030: A report for South Gloucestershire Council (2022)
Report
Longhurst, J. (2022). Plan 2030. Accelerating action for a net zero 2030: A report for South Gloucestershire Council. South Gloucestershire Council

Achieving net zero in 2050 is enshrined in UK law. The first three national carbon budgets have made an impressive start on the UK decarbonisation journey but the challenge of implementation facing the fourth, fifth and sixth budget is significant. T... Read More about Plan 2030. Accelerating action for a net zero 2030: A report for South Gloucestershire Council.

WeCount project evaluation summary: Citizen science on urban mobility (2022)
Report
Sardo, M., Laggan, S., Fogg Rogers, L., Franchois, E., & Bracke, A. (2022). WeCount project evaluation summary: Citizen science on urban mobility. EU H2020

WeCount was a Horizon 2020 project which aimed at quantifying local road transport, produce scientific knowledge in the field of mobility and environmental pollution and co- design informed solutions for several road transport challenges. Uniquely, t... Read More about WeCount project evaluation summary: Citizen science on urban mobility.

Measurement of gaseous emissions from animal housing (2021)
Book Chapter
Hassouna, M., Calvet, S., Gates, R., Hayes, E., & Schrade, S. (2021). Measurement of gaseous emissions from animal housing. In Introduction to Biosystems Engineering. Virginia Tech Publishing

Air Pollution XXIX (2021)
Conference Proceeding
(2021). Air Pollution XXIX. In J. Casares, J. Longhurst, & J. Barnes (Eds.), Air Pollution 2021

Citizen science on urban mobility - A practitioner's guide to evaluation, engagement and policy change (2021)
Other
Laggan, S., Sardo, M., Franchois, E., Bracke, A., & Maccanni, G. Citizen science on urban mobility - A practitioner's guide to evaluation, engagement and policy change. Zenodo

This guide emerged from the WeCount project and sets out to scale general guidelines for evaluating similar citizen science projects for improved urban mobility, and draw best practice models for engagement and policy recommendations. It accompanies... Read More about Citizen science on urban mobility - A practitioner's guide to evaluation, engagement and policy change.