climate change

Finding solutions: Using ICTs to face the climate emergency
Finding solutions: Using ICTs to face the climate emergency 13 January 2017 Sonia Randhawa

Daily reports keep coming out about the myriad ways in which our planet is changing. We are rapidly approaching the cap of 1.5 degrees Celsius agreed as the upper acceptable limit of global warming at the Paris talks in 2015.    

COP21: Can ICTs mitigate climate change?
COP21: Can ICTs mitigate climate change? 02 December 2015 APC

At APC, awareness of climate change and its relationship with information and communications technologies (ICTs) has been an integral part of our work since we were born, in 1990.

New report asks, how environmentally-friendly is technology?
New report asks, how environmentally-friendly is technology? 12 December 2010 APC

Computers are creating massive e-waste. The paper industry has had to double to meet printer demand. But smart technologies are bringing huge savings in energy consumption. As the UN conference on climate change starts in Cancun, the new Global Information Society Watch from APC and Hivos looks at ICTs and environmental sustainability in 53 countries, six regions and through ten expert thematic...

JAKARTA: Time for Reel Action Climate Crisis Video Launch
JAKARTA: Time for Reel Action Climate Crisis Video Launch 02 June 2010 Andrew Garton

Coinciding with World Environment Day EngageMedia is launching a curated compilation of videos that deal with climate change issues from an Asia-Pacific perspective. Time for Reel Action (T4RA) is a video compilation of climate change stories that explores the impacts, the action and climate solutions emerging from the region.

New report on climate change and ICTs: What information and knowledge can do
New report on climate change and ICTs: What information and knowledge can do 17 December 2009 KAH

Studies reveal that the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) makes up 2% of all global emissions – the same amount as the airline industry. By 2012, 4.5 billion people will have access to a mobile phone – the majority will be those live on less than USD 2 a day and be the most likely to be affected by climate change. “Planting the Knowledge Seed – Adapting to cl...

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