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Climate Action Community

Who we are

We are professionals at all levels who work within and around the digital cultural heritage sector. We acknowledge that climate change is an emergency and believe that cooperative action is required to reverse this momentum. 

What we do 

We aim to drive impactful, cooperative and sustainable action to address the climate emergency and the environmental impact of our life, work and the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector and we aim for wider systemic change within our organisations and networks. 

Why join?

  • Exchange knowledge, approaches and good practice related to climate action and the digital cultural heritage sector

  • Help grow expertise on how the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector can reduce the climate footprint of its digital transformation and contribute to positive climate action

  • Raise the profile of climate action in Europe’s cultural heritage institutions through specialised task forces, working groups and workshops 

  • Collaborate with your peers to address this urgent issue - we are stronger together!

Join us

Activities and resources

Climate Action Community Work Plan 2024
Title:
Twelve different species of bees swarming a flowery meadow.
Creator:
James Stewart
Institution:
Wellcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom

Climate Action Community Work Plan 2024

The Community seeks to drive impactful, cooperative and sustainable action to address the climate emergency. Read our work…

Climate Heritage Network
Title:
Group of Birch Trees in a Flat Landscape
Creator:
Čordák, Ľudovít
Date:
1900/1910
Institution:
Slovak national gallery
Country:
Slovakia

Climate Heritage Network

The Europeana Network Association is proud to be part of the Climate Heritage Network. Explore their work and our participation.

Webinars

Cultural heritage and climate change
Title:
Kertem ősszel
Creator:
Kunffy Lajos
Institution:
Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country:
Hungary

Cultural heritage and climate change

The Fridays For Future Movement, We are Museums and the Europeana Network Association Climate Action Group discuss collective climate action with a focus on steps that the cultural heritage sector can take.

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Meet the steering Group

Latest News

Harry Verwayen talks culture, science and carbon footprints in new Technoculture podcast
Title:
Harry Verwayen and Federica Bressan record Technoculture podcast for EuroScientist.com
Creator:
Federica Bressan
Date:
November 2019

Harry Verwayen talks culture, science and carbon footprints in new Technoculture podcast

Created: 20 January 2020

Technoculture podcaster Federica Bressan caught up with Europeana Foundation Executive Director Harry Verwayen at the recent Europeana 2019 conference in Lisbon. In a special podcast edition for EuroScientist, Harry talks about the relevance of Europeana for science professionals, and what Europeana is doing to reduce its carbon footprint.

Mixing sustainability and cultural heritage with TuEuropeana
Title:
TuEuropeana 2019 visual, reusing Jan Brueghel the Younger, Paradise with the Fall of Man, Mauritshuis, Holandia, public domain ;Fabryka papieru w Krapkowicach, Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe; Grażyna Rutowska, Kontenery na śmieci pod blokiem przy ul. Baczyński
Creator:
@magdarysuje

Mixing sustainability and cultural heritage with TuEuropeana

Created: 19 December 2019

The TuEuropeana project recently ran a poster competition exploring the theme of environmental sustainability to encourage the creative reuse of material accessed through Europeana and Polish digital repositories. In this post, Małgorzata Szynkielewska, Europeana's Content and Exhibitions Coordinator, interviews Maria Drabczyk - Chief International Projects Expert at FINA and Europeana Network Association Members Councillor - about the competition, which Małgorzata was a jury member.

Upcoming events

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