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Energy, Climate Change

MaRINET2 — Access to Ocean Energy Research Infrastructures

MaRINET2 is working towards unlocking the energy potential of our oceans. The transnational access program offers free-of-charge access to the research and testing facilities of the MaRINET2 network. MaRINET2 provides a contribution of €1000 per week towards travel and subsistence expenses. In 2018 two periods of access will be organised, each of them having a […]

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University of Rhode Island — Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting accepts applications for its 20th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists. The workshop provides journalists with access to leading scientists and policymakers and a chance to gain a deeper understanding of science-based stories about hurricanes, hazardous drought conditions, coastal storms, flooding and other […]

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European Commission — Renewable Energy for the Philippines

The EC calls for concept notes that promote renewable energy for climate change adaptation and mitigation in the Philippines. Grants will range from €1.5 million to €3 million, varying with cost shares. Eligibility for funding extends to nonprofit organizations, public sector operators, local or national authorities, international (inter-governmental) organisations, and electric cooperatives in EU member […]

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Call for Proposals

The Adaptation Fund makes grants for projects and programs that address the adverse impacts of climate change. Eligibility for grants extends to countries which are Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, with emphasis on developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Grants are primarily to government organizations such as national […]

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Siemenpuu Foundation — Small-Scale Renewable Electricity Projects

The Siemenpuu Foundation and the EKOenergy Climate Fund support renewable energy projects in Mali, Myanmar and Nepal. Projects for electricity installations should range between €20 and €50 thousand for two years and benefit communities that suffer energy poverty and social inequality. Eligibility extends to registered local civil society organisation in Mali, Myanmar or Nepal, with […]

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MIT Center for Collective Intelligence — Climate CoLab: Absorbing Climate Impacts

The MIT Climate CoLab organizes contests to solicit the world’s best ideas to prevent and adapt to climate change. The current contest invites projects that focus on the question “How can climate risk insurance be linked with other forms of social protection to help vulnerable communities absorb climate impacts?” The UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R […]

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Energy Foundation — China Sustainable Energy Program

The Foundation’s China Sustainable Energy Program makes grants for planning, policies, research, and training to improve energy efficiency and to reduce air pollution and carbon emissions in China. Grant eligibility extends to organizations in China and the USA. They include research institutes and foundations; universities; professional organizations, societies, and academies; energy technology centers; policy groups […]

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Swedish International Development Agency — Training on Climate Change in East Africa

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. Organisations in Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda are invited to nominate candidates for the Advanced International Training Programme ‘Climate Change – Mitigation and Adaptation’. This round of the training programme has a special focus on water resources, incl. agriculture. Candidates representing government organisations, […]

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German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) — NAMA Funding for Low-Carbon Development (5th call)

Germany’s BMU is a partner of the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change in establishing the NAMA Facility to address climate change (promotion of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions). The Facility announces its fourth call for project proposals from national governments and qualified delivery organizations in developing and emerging economies. The NAMA Facility is open […]

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MIT Center for Collective Intelligence — Climate CoLab: Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development

The MIT Climate CoLab organizes contests to solicit the world’s best ideas to prevent and adapt to climate change. This contest asks participants to combine real-world proposals and share how they can achieve multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants may select and combine existing proposals on the Climate CoLab platform to develop new integrated proposals […]

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