Environment & ICTs
Climateprediction.net is a distributed computing project to produce predictions of the Earth’s climate up to 2100 and to test the accuracy of climate models.
Eye on Earth is a two-way communication platform on the environment which brings together scientific information with feedback and observations of millions of ordinary people. It is the result of a partnership between Microsoft and the European Environment Agency (EEA). Currently, it includes information on the water quality for more than 22.000 bathing sites throughout Europe.
MarineMap is a web-based decision support tool for open and participatory spatial planning in the marine environment.
ConserveOnline is a “one-stop” online, public library, created and maintained by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with other conservation organizations. The library makes conservation tools, techniques, and experience available to a broad community of conservation practitioners.
With ClimateWizard you can: * view historic temperature and rainfall maps for anywhere in the world * view state-of-the-art future predictions of temperature and rainfall around the world * view and download climate change maps in a few easy steps.
ClimateWizard enables technical and non-technical a
Polar View is an earth observation (EO) or satellite remote-sensing program, focused on both the Arctic and the Antarctic.
In this day and age, people in Indonesia, particularly Jakarta, are jumping on the “green” trends bandwagon in a quest to save the Earth from the effects of global warming.
IGBP Climate-Change Index was launched in Copenhagen, 9 December 2009, in order to help communicate global-change trends for the public and policymakers.
It brings together key indicators of global change: carbon dioxide, temperature, sea level and sea ice.
ITU has developed an E-Environment Toolkit (pdf) that will provide policymakers principles and guidelines for the development and deployment of electronic applications and services in the area of the environment.
Started by Google and Intel in 2007, the Climate Savers Computing Initiative is a nonprofit group of eco-conscious consumers, businesses and conservation organizations. The Initiative was started in the spirit of WWF’s Climate Savers program which has mobilized over a dozen companies since 1999 to cut carbon dioxide emissions, demonstrating that reducing emissions is good business.