Europe

Developed by: 
Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University
Description: 

Imeasure is a home energy monitoring calculator. It is a simple online tool to help people cut energy use at home, save money and protect the environment by tracking their energy use at home and competing with others for the lowest carbon footprint, based on regular gas and electricity meter readings.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.imeasure.org.uk/
Contact person: 
Muriel
Contact email: 
muriel@imeasure.org.uk
Type of access: 
registration required to participate
Type of information available online: 
graphs, resources, user carbon rating, forum
Developed by: 
Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University
Description: 

Oxfordshire ClimateXChange is a climate change engagement and action project led by the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University. It started in 2006 with the support of many partners across Oxfordshire, and now operates to engage and inspire action on climate change within specific sectors in Oxfordshire.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://climatex.org/
Contact person: 
Jo Hamilton
Contact email: 
info@climatex.org
Type of access: 
open, registration required to post
Type of information available online: 
tools, news, links, community map, forum, blogs, calendar

Could you be a cyber-terrorist? Avoid becoming “collateral damage”

BARCELONA 11 October 2010 (Pangea for APC)

Daniel is a photographer who lives in Europe. He works for a magazine and has recently travelled to Pakistan and the United States to illustrate an article about the architecture of mosques. When he gets home he is arrested – because his internet profile matches that of a cyber terrorist. How could it happen? And could it happen to you?

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Developed by: 
Green Spider, Hungary
Description: 

Green Spider is running a re-use programme called “Green PC.” It collects used computers from organisations and individuals, refurbishes and outfits them with FOSS operating systems, and then donates them to small grassroots organisations.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.ZPOK.hu
Contact person: 
Maxigas
Contact email: 
maxigas@anargeek.net
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
Project information in Hungarian
Developed by: 
European Environment Agency
Description: 

European Environment Agency (EEA) of the European Union aims to provide sound, independent information on the environment and is a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps
Contact person: 
contact form
Contact email: 
http://www.eea.europa.eu/help/infocentre/enquiries/portal_factory/Enquiry/enquiry.2010-10-05.3087548126/edit
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
datasets, maps, graphs, indicators, tools
Developed by: 
WWF
Description: 

An online calculator and map visualising outcomes of four scenarios in terms of global CO2 savings from the use of IT services instead of flying and commuting. Possible selection of IT services, regions, scenarios and years for which potential savings are calculated.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.worldwildlife.org/carbonprojector/
Contact person: 
contact form
Contact email: 
http://worldwildlife.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/worldwildlife.cfg/php/enduser/ask.php
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
calculator, map, scenario
Developed by: 
Microsoft and the European Environment Agency (EEA)
Description: 

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.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://eyeonearth.eu/home.aspx
Contact person: 
European Environmental Agency: contact form
Contact email: 
http://www.eea.europa.eu/address.html
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
place-specific air & water quality data, sms notification service

ICT Update magazine, new issue: Irrigation

The latest issue of ICT Update magazine has just been published online at http://ictupdate.cta.int

ICT Update issue 56, August 2010: Irrigation

Figures from the FAO show that irrigation can increase crop yields by up to 400%.

Developed by: 
Cabinet Office
Description: 

The Cabinet Office made recommendations in the report aimed at making the energy consumption of government ICT carbon-neutral within four years. The report claims the UK government is the first in the world to make such an effort.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/66177/greening_government_ict.pdf
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
.pdf document
Developed by: 
Copernicus Publications, European Geosciences Union (EGU)
Description: 

NHESS encompasses: * The evolution of natural systems towards extreme conditions and the detection of precursors of such evolution. * The monitoring of rare events and the integration of measures for the understanding of spatial and temporal characteristics of rare natural phenomena. * The development of new techniques for the reduction of damage to human settlements and the impact of rare e

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.natural-hazards-and-earth-system-sciences.net/home.html
Contact person: 
Fausto Guzzetti, Managing Editor
Contact email: 
fausto.guzzetti@irpi.cnr.it
Type of access: 
open, paid upload
Type of information available online: 
research papers, database

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