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Energy, Climate Change

West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use — Capacity Building Workshop

The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), in collaboration with NASA and the University of Missouri, will be conducting a capacity building workshop on the theme of “Interdisciplinary Remote Sensing, Modeling, and Validation of Environmental Processes.“ The workshop, to be held in Ghana in June 2017, is for […]

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Minor Foundation for Major Challenges — Grants to Promote Awareness on Climate Change

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges funds innovative, experimental, and untested communication measures to raise awareness on climate change. The Foundation welcomes applications from all over the world, with preference for experienced organizations and networks.The remaining application deadlines in 2017 are 24 March and 26 May. Link

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CRDF Global — Research on Alternative Energy, USA and Russia

CRDF Global invites applications from joint teams of U.S. and Russian university researchers focusing on: (i) alternative energy for generating electricity (solar, wind, wave, geothermal), and (ii) renewable and alternative energy for fuels (chemicals and biofuels). CRDF offers grants up to US$50 thousand for one year of research to the U.S. component of the collaborative […]

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University of Bergen — PhD Course on Poverty, Climate Change, and Sustainability

The Bergen Summer Research School offers parallel short courses for PhD students and young researchers on themes of urgent societal problems focusing on the transition to sustainability. One of the six courses will concentrate on the link between poverty and climate change. Stipends to participate in the course are available for qualified individuals who are […]

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ENEA Access — Support for Energy Initiatives in Africa

The ENEA Access Program offers 30 to 100 days of professional consulting services on a pro-bono basis to advance initiatives for energy access in Africa.  The program is relevant for nonprofit organizations and NGOs, technology developers, and social entrepreneurs.  Activities that can be considered for ENEA’s support include feasibility studies, market and business models, implementation […]

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International Geosphere-Biosphere Program — PAGES Workshops and Educational Meetings 2017

PAGES (Past Global Changes) supports research aimed at understanding the earth’s past environment in order to make predictions for the future. PAGES encourages international and interdisciplinary collaboration, including the participation of scientists from developing countries. The program offers funding to qualified organizers of workshops and educational meetings in support of PAGES objectives. The next deadline […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Momentum for Change 2017

Momentum for Change welcomes the submission of “Lighthouse Activities” that shine a light on innovative, scalable, and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to address climate change. Submissions are accepted from organizations, communities, cities, businesses, governments, and others. The winners will receive a range of benefits, including fully-paid participation at the […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Off-Grid Solar Energy for Africa

The “Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development” (SOGE) seeks to provide 20 million households in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to modern, clean, and affordable off-grid electricity from solar sources. USAID welcomes applications from U.S. and non-U.S. private businesses and social enterprises that are solar manufacturers, distributors, and service providers. Grants will range from US$500 […]

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Franklin Institute — Bower Award for Science Achievement 2018

The Bower Award of US$250 thousand is made to individuals who have made significant contributions to understanding and quantifying perturbations of natural systems within the biosphere, atmosphere, or hydrosphere in the age of the Anthropocene. The competition is open internationally. Self-nominations are accepted. Notices of intent to nominate should be sent by 30 April 2017. […]

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Indo-US Science and Technology Forum — Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowships and Internships 2017

The IUSSTF invites Indian applicants to apply for the Bhaskara fellowships and student internships for research on solar energy at reputed scientific/technological institutions in the USA. Preference will be given to research aimed at issues of solar energy in India. Eligibility extends to Indian PhD students and researchers in publicly-funded R&D laboratories, S&T institutions (non-private), […]

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