Environment & ICTs
See how much carbon you can save by driving less, biking to work, eating organic beef, using recycled paper, driving more slowly, buying less alcohol, using an electric lawnmower, offsetting your air travel, installing a water heater blanket.
Google PowerMeter is a free energy monitoring tool that helps you save energy and money. Using energy information provided by utility smart meters and energy monitoring devices, Google PowerMeter enables you to view your home’s energy consumption from anywhere online.
Enables and optimizes your computer’s power management settings to help save the world energy. Requires Google Desktop 5 or above.
An online interactive platform for sharing water-related information for India: water sources, water bodies, water consumption, water usage, water harvesting, and water shorateges and needs. Currently the platform is in its beta-phase and data is being populated using available information with GRWHC.
Médiaterre is a French network of information on sustainable development, aiming to facilitate the dissemination of the international agenda for sustainable development in French.
Strengthening Climate Resilience (SCR) is a new DFID funded programme that aims to enhance the ability of governments and civil society organisations in developing countries to build the resilience of communities to disasters and climate change as part of their development work.
The Linking Climate Adaptation (LCA) Network is a community of over 900 practitioners, stakeholders, researchers and policy-makers exchanging information on climate adaptation research and practice around the globe via the Networks email list. This space on Eldis Community acts as an archive for messages sent to the network via the email list and as a document store.
The Climate Change Resource Guide provides easy structured access to an extensive collection of research and policy documents. All are editorially selected, summarised and available free to download in full text. Resource guides are intended to help you keep up to date with the latest in development research, policy and practice.
CBA-X is a shared online resource designed to bring together and grow the CBA community. It provides a space for exchange of up-to-date and relevant information about community-based adaptation, including news, events, case studies, tools, policy resources, and videos.
The main idea behind ESSE is a flexible, efficient and easy to use search engine for data mining in environmental data archives. The ESSE will act as a bridge between the questions the user needs to act of the environment and the data which describes it, allowing the user to query environmental data archives in human linguistic terms.