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2023:Program/Community Initiatives/N3E3PS-63% done - 365 climate edits

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Title: 63% done - 365 climate edits

Speakers:

Jan Ainali

User:Ainali is a Wikimedian since 2006, an admin on Swedish Wikipedia, formerly the CEO of Wikimedia Sverige, one of the co-founders of Wikimedians for Sustainable Development, a Wikipedia podcaster and a Wikidata live streamer.

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Room: Room 326

Start time: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 15:05:00 +0800

End time: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 15:15:00 +0800

Type: Lightning talk

Track: Community Initiatives

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 10 minutes

Do not record: false

Presentation language: en


Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

365 climate edits is a campaign and a personal challenge for editing more often in climate related articles. It builds upon the concept of 100 wiki days of making something every day for an extended period. But while the time is longer, a full year, the bar is a bit lower by only requiring a single edit every day.

Description[edit source]

How do you challenge yourself, and others, to edit more in the articles related to climate change, clearly a topic for impact (recommendation 8 in the movement strategy)? Last year I tried to write an article on the topic every week but failed massively. The topic is just too complex for me to be able to write decent articles at that pace. But I still wanted to build a habit, so I lowered the bar to just one single edit every day. So far, 14 users have started their journey of a full year of editing in the climate topics.

This lightning talk aims to inform about the campaign and inspire more people to join.

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

While the edits are being done by single editors, following the hashtag #365climateedits gives a sense of collaboration in the wider topic sense. The talk also relates to the future as this might be the most important topic globally to provide good information about as the consequences of climate change will affect us all both in the near and far future.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Empty Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Tick Pre-recorded and available on demand