climate change

Developed by: 
Institute of Development Studies
Description: 

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.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://community.eldis.org/.59d49986/
Contact person: 
Katie Harris, Programme Manager
Contact email: 
k.harris@ids.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, registration required to post
Type of information available online: 
policy documents, photos, videos
Developed by: 
Oxford University
Description: 

ClimatePrediction.net Users map: ClimatePrediction.net Users mapClimatePrediction.net Users map: ClimatePrediction.net Users mapClimateprediction.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.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://climateprediction.net/
Contact person: 
Climateprediction.net project co-ordinator
Contact email: 
hiro@atm.ox.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, participation requires BOINC software (free download) and free account registration at climateprediction.net
Type of information available online: 
raw data, discussion forum, results of experiments, informatoin about climate modelling and experiments
Developed by: 
WWF and HP
Description: 

Through Climate Witness, WWF connects with people around the world and provides them with an opportunity to share stories about how climate change impacts their lives here and now.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/aboutcc/problems/people_at_risk/personal_stories/
Contact person: 
Claire Carlton, Manager
Contact email: 
contact form
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
video, images, stories, fact-sheets
Developed by: 
Sustainability Institute
Description: 

The first purpose of Climate Interactive’s C-Learn simulator is to help you use a scientifically rigorous model to set a goal for CO2 in the atmosphere, explore what it will take to reach that goal and to empower you to share those insights with others via graphs and explanation in order to make such actions happen.
This simulator can help you: * Learn.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://forio.com/simulation/climate-development/
Contact person: 
Climate Interactive
Contact email: 
climateinteractive[at]sustainer[dot]org
Type of access: 
open to view, copy
Type of information available online: 
simulation, models, graphs, data sets
Developed by: 
GeSI
Description: 

GeSI, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, aims to further sustainable development in the ICT sector. GeSI brings together leading ICT companies – including telecommunications service providers and manufacturers as well as industry associations – and non-governmental organisations committed to achieving sustainability objectives through innovative technology.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.gesi.org
Contact person: 
GeSI Secretariat
Contact email: 
info@gesi.org
Type of access: 
open, training resources for members only
Type of information available online: 
website, reports, training resources
Developed by: 
Green Belt Movement
Description: 

GBM Kenya is a non-profit grassroots NGO based in Kenya. Since 2007 GBM has integrated digital mapping and GIS into its monitoring and evaluations procedures. GBM’s GIS Lab in Kenya provides the capability to create/collect, edit, query, analyze and display geographic information in order to facilitate better tracking of GBM’s programs.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://greenbeltmovement.org/
Contact person: 
Green Belt Movement
Contact email: 
gbm@greenbeltmovement.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
website, blog
Developed by: 
IDRC
Description: 

The project strives to connect data providers (including the scientific and technical community) with data users (local communities, water and sanitation operators, the general public) in order to mitigate the adverse effects of natural disasters.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://idrc.ca/en/ev-139866-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Contact person: 
Pablo Gonzalez - Project Leader
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
project summary
Developed by: 
Institute of Development Studies, ENDA-Tiers Monde, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, IGAD Climate Predictions and Applications Centre
Description: 

Innovative Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaptation in Africa. AfricaAdapt is an independent bilingual network (French/English) focused exclusively on Africa.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.africa-adapt.net/AA/
Contact person: 
AfricaAdapt Secretariat
Contact email: 
info@africa-adapt.net
Type of access: 
open, registration required to follow a project
Type of information available online: 
projects database, news & events
Developed by: 
IDRC
Description: 

This project is a collaborative effort on the part of six institutions in three countries (India, Nepal and the United States) under the leadership of the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition – Nepal (ISET – Nepal). Researchers and communities will develop intervention strategies based on income diversification, environmental management and multi-purpose communication systems.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-124361-201_103232-1-IDRC_ADM_INFO.html
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
Project summary
Developed by: 
IDRC
Description: 

This project aims to provide a systematic, rigorous analysis of the potential of ICTs to help prepare for and adapt to climate change in developing regions. The material produced will be compiled in an edited volume, a series of strategy briefings and a final policy paper.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-129039-201_105937-1-IDRC_ADM_INFO.html
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
project summary

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