Environment & ICTs
This Web site provides online guidance, research knowledge and networking about ICTs’ relation to climate change mitigation, monitoring, strategy and adaptation in developing countries.
An initiative by The Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy (ICCP) – OECD. The ICCP contributes to the development of policies to meet the opportunities and challenges of electronic commerce and ensuring that its benefits are widely shared, and to improve our grasp of the role played by ICTs in economic growth and job creation.
The research group addresses issues of sustainable consumption and environmental and social justice. The research focuses on e-waste, environmental issues-related advocacy, etc.
The objectives of this regional platform are adequate management and the correct final treatment of e-waste generated in the region. The methodologies which which the regional platform operates are applied research and capacity building.
OneClimate is an action hub on climate change. It uses innovative spaces and tools to enable users to share experiences, knowledge, insights, questions and answers about climate change. OneClimate.net organized Live Stream from Copenhagen Climate Change Talks into Second Life to enable Global participation in COP 15 without travel carbon.
Climate Collaboratorium aims to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people around the world to address global climate change by developing a global, on-line forum in which people can create, analyze, and ultimately select detailed plans for what we humans can do about global climate change.
Using open modeling, large scale argumentation and group decision-making technologies, the
GetUp is a grass-roots progressive advocacy movement and a social networking website, organising targeted strategic actions on many social and political issues, with a strong emphasis on climate change and public participation.
Avaaz is one of the largest online activist networks with a strong political agenda aimed at closing the gap between the rich and poor regions.
A non-profit organization campaigning for Texans to tackle e-waste and other issues. TCE is related to the TCE Fund, which also focuses on e-waste, providing detailed information, research and suggestions for individual action.
At the United States Social Forum on June 24 fifty politically progressive technologists came together for the first US Progressive Techie Congress. The Congress emerged with a statement applauded by other socially-responsible networks like the APC as “a great set of principles”.