climate change

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  The international photo and video contest by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is open until September 30, 2013. The contest is aimed at highlighting the benefits of the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism and the importance of market-based approaches in the international response to climate change.  The winning works will be displayed in a dedicated booth at the UNFCCC Climate Change Conference in Warsaw in

8th ITU Symposium on ICTs, Environment and Climate Change

Turin, Italy, will host the 8th Symposium on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). It will be held on 6-7 May 2013 at Telecom Italia’s innovation laboratories. Following the successful events held between 2008 and 2012 in Kyoto, London, Quito, Seoul, Cairo, Accra and Montreal, this years’ edition will be dedicated to the theme of Smart Sustainable Cities and will focus on the need for smart green ICT

Call for women-led activities addressing Climate Change

The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is calling for women-led activities that address climate change to be selected and showcased under an initiative called Momentum for Change: Women for Results. These “lighthouse activities” will demonstrate measurable impact on the ground, and the potential for replicability and scaleability at the local, national and international levels. Momentum for Change: Women for Results is implemented with the generous support of the Rockefeller Foundation. The deadline

International conference on climate change and humanity

Rome, Italy will host the 2nd International Conference on Climate Change and Humanity (ICCCH) on February 24-25, 2013. The conference aims to bring to a common forum innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Climate Change and Humanity. Its primary goal is to promote research and developmental activities in this sector, and to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students and practitioners working in India and

Climate Change Communication and the Internet

The Department of Media and Communication, University of Leicester will be hosting a workshop on “Climate Change Communication and the Internet: Challenges and Opportunities for Research“ on Thursday 12 April, 2013. The new communicative landscape shaped by Internet and mobile technologies has had profound implications for communication research on climate change and environment. It has opened up new areas for studying public engagement with science, as the audiences are becoming

Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability Symposium 2013

STEPS Symposium 2013: Credibility across cultures – expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice Wednesday 6 February 2013 – Thursday 7 February 2013 University of Sussex Conference Centre The STEPS Centre (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) is an interdisciplinary global research and policy engagement centre. Uniting development studies with science and technology studies, our natural and social scientists work together across: agriculture and food; energy and

Call for proposals: ICT research for climate change

The 2012 Research Grants on Innovative Application of ICTs in Addressing Water-related Impacts of Climate Change are an initiative of the School of Computing and Informatics and the Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT) of the University of Nairobi, Kenya, supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada. The project aims to strengthen capacities of registered Masters and PhD students in universities in Africa, Asia