greeningIT

Green-my-tech tip sheets
Green-my-tech tip sheets 12 June 2012 GreenNet

This practical set of tip sheets compiled by GreenNet offers hands-on computing tips; like where and how to select technology, software and peripherals, storing information, disposal and end of life.    

Water-related stress and ICTs: New publication includes developing country experiences
Water-related stress and ICTs: New publication includes developing country experiences 08 May 2012 Alan Finlay and Edit Adera

This new report by APC and IDRC is a collection of reports that looks at how ICTs can be used to help communities in developing countries facing water stress adapt to climate change. It draws on current experiences in the field of water management and sustainability, and brings a perspective from the ICT for development (ICT4D) sector.

Application of ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector (Executive Summary)
Application of ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector (Executive Summary) 04 May 2012 Alan Finlay and Edtih Adera

This collection of reports looks at how ICTs can be used to help communities in developing countries facing water stress adapt to climate change by from an ICT4D perspective.

APC goes back to its roots: ICTs and the environment at the heart of APC's work
APC goes back to its roots: ICTs and the environment at the heart of APC's work 01 May 2012 LC

As a progressive network, the environment has been at the heart of the work of many APC members, and began its work on the GreeningIT project in 2008. APC talks to Alan Finlay, project coordinator for GreeningIT, about APC’s work in the area of ICTs and the environment.

New research on ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector
New research on ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector 19 April 2012 APC

In this new publication by APC and IDRC, researchers look at how ICTs are, and can be, applied to help communities experiencing water-related stress, adapt to climate change. It gathers reports from Africa, Asia and Latin America; and provides conceptual tools for practitioners.

Application of ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector: Developing country experiences and emerging research priorities
Application of ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector: Developing country experiences and emerging research priorities 19 April 2012 Various

This new publication by the Association for Progressive Communications and the International Development Research Centre gathers several reports from developing countries on how ICTs are and can be applied to help communities experiencing water-related stress, adapt to climate change.

ICTs, climate change and water: Need for local adaptation strategies
ICTs, climate change and water: Need for local adaptation strategies 22 March 2012 Shawna Finnegan and Alan Finlay

Climate change is increasingly affecting the availabily and quality of water world wide, and the poorest are, as usual, the hardest hit. In April APC and the IDRC will release a series of research reports that explore how ICTs can help individuals and communities adapt to water issues related to climate change.

E-waste in Egypt: How do you solve a problem you can't quantify?
E-waste in Egypt: How do you solve a problem you can't quantify? 02 December 2011 LC

ICT related e-waste in Egypt is a growing problem, but addressing it is difficult since there is no official research or data on the subject, says a new report written by ArabDev for the APC. APCNews talks to author Leila Hassanin about putting e-waste on the policy map.

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...

APC launches GreeningIT online directory
APC launches GreeningIT online directory 11 October 2010 Evgenia Tasheva

The GreeningIT directory was officially launched today, marking the first open online database of resources that focuses on the intersection of ICTs and environmental sustainability. The directory aims to gather and present a comprehensive annotated list of initiatives, tools and online communities, featuring both innovative and traditional applications of ICTs to address climate change, envir...

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