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Involve the Youth: Miriam Aczel on Citizen Science and Climate Change

June 9, 2023
A crowd of young people protesting against climate change.

CIEE Postdoctoral Scholar Dr. Miriam Aczel recently co-published a commentary in Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene that highlights the potential benefits of youth-oriented citizen science research in informing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and United Nations’ work on climate change. The article argues that diverse modes of engagement can not only educate and empower young people but can also involve broader communities in data collection and communication. 

Climate change, young people, and the IPCC: The role of citizen science