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Energy, Climate Change

EIT Climate-KIC — Green Business Idea Competition

ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest green business ideas competition. The competition invites business ideas that addresses climate change with the goal to support new cleantech startups. Selected participants will take part in an idea boot camp and receive intensive coaching. The winner will receive €10 thousand, the runner up €5 thousand. The deadline varies by […]

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Energy and Environment Partnership for Southern and East Africa — 14th Call for Proposals

The EEP for Southern and East Africa announces a new call for projects in renewable energy, energy saving, and energy efficiency. Call 14 is for early-stage projects off-grid and on-grid clean energy projects in active development phase in the range of €200 thousand to €1 million, varying with co-financing contributions. Projects should be implemented in […]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Solve Global Challenges 2018

The “Solve” program at MIT announces four global challenges in 2018, inviting anyone in the world to propose solutions to them. The 2018 challenges include one on coastal communities, connecting to issues of mitigation and adaptation to climate change. Each proposal must include a technology element. The finalists in each challenge will be invited to […]

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Roddenberry Foundation — Roddenberry Prize 2018

The Roddenberry Foundation invites proposals that focus on food waste, plant-rich diets, girls’ education and women’s right in the context of climate change. The four winners of the Roddenberry Prize will receive US$ 250 thousand each to continue and upscale their work. Eligibility extends to non-profit organizations, social enterprises, businesses, universities, and groups of individuals. […]

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Energy Assistance — Technical Assistance for Small Electricity Projects

Energy Assistance is an employees’ association of electricity utilities in Europe that offers technical assistance to communities in the developing world needing electricity. Examples are electricity projects for water supply, village lighting, agriculture, schools and hospitals, and related local needs. The Association posts an application form. Applications can be submitted at any time. Link

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UNFCCC — Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in collaboration with the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Program, invites youth ages 18-30 to submit videos about projects or campaigns that showcase actions on climate change. The two categories are (i) responsible production & consumption, and (ii) green and climate friendly jobs. The videos will be posted […]

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tvebiomovies — Climate Change Video Competition for Africans

tvebiomovies invites African filmmakers to submit short 3 minute video diaries showing how groups and organisations are using technology to fight climate change. The top five videos will be awarded a prize of $US500 each. The top 20 ideas will be featured in a Case Study Library so other people can benefit from new technology […]

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Climate Smart Nigeria — #Write4Climate Essay Competition 2018

Climate Smart Nigeria, in partnership with Enercate Initiative launches an annual contest in commemoration of the World Earth Day. Young environmental enthusiasts from Africa are invited to submit projects and ideas towards ending plastic pollution. The winner will receive NGN 20 thousand to put his or her project into practice. Esseys have to be submitted […]

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Association des Journalistes Scientifiques de la Presse d’Information — Climate Investigation Grant

The AJSPI, in partnership with the BNP Paribas Foundation, launches its first climate investigation grant for European science journalists. The purpose of this grant is to encourage ambitious field investigations focused on understanding climate, adaptation to climate change, and different mitigation strategies. Eligibility extends to professional journalists (print, radio, TV, web), and members of a […]

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U.S. Department of State — Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator

The U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for a cooperative agreement entitled “Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator (CAEIA)”. CAEIA aims to remove barriers to the deployment of clean and advanced energy policy in developing countries and to enable and mobilize funding for the deployment of renewable and other advanced energy sources. CAEIA […]

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