Climate Change

Linked Open Data: The Essentials. The climate knowledge brokering edition

This  new edition of REEEP’s highly successful manual Linked Open Data: The Essentials offers a solid introduction to Linked Open Data (LOD) principles, with new case studies and updated information on how to make the most of the possibilities LOD has to offer.

Resilience Resources: RABIT - Resilience Assessment Benchmarking and Impact

This page provides guidance materials relating to RABIT: the Resilience Assessment Benchmarking and Impact Toolkit.  This enables the measurement of resilience baselines, and also measurement of the impact on resilience of development interventions; particularly introduction of ICTs.  It focuses on resilience in low-income communities.

Interactive radio’s promising role in climate information services: Farm Radio International concept paper

Farmers require relevant, timely and continuous information and advice regarding historic climate variability, probabilistic seasonal forecasts, and monitoring and short-lead information about growing season weather.
 
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Be Inveneo’s Next Summer Intern! Projects Include ICT4D, Research, and M&E

Inveneo is accepting applications for four (4) summer internship positions to assist in research, program management, engineering, and ICT4D development.

The Climate Change-Conflict Nexus

Does climate change cause conflict? The question is more than theoretical, and may have profound consequences at the United Nations and for the effort to reach an internationally binding climate change agreement.

Osama Bin Laden, aid expert

From the New York Times:
We are in need of a big change in the method of relief work because the number of victims is great due to climate changes in modern times

How Much Gas Do You Emit?


This post was submitted by Preethi Sundararaman, an Ashoka Summer Associate working with the FEC Healthcare for All team.

How Climate Change and Gender Inequality Go Hand in Hand

New research by the UN, WEDO and the University of London shows that climate change has a disproportionate effect on women, worsening global gender inequalities.

While war, poverty, health and a range of other pressing global issues affect women worldwide, climate wouldn't be one of the first you'd think of. Well, think again.

Climate Blowback: What I didn’t say was not what I didn’t mean not to say


My post criticizing Sachs on climate change got many negative responses yesterday. The main problem was that I was much too terse about an issue that people care a lot about (you should probably apply a “weekend discount” to things I post on weekends!). So some understandably jumped to conclusions about what I was saying, which were inaccurate.

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