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Energy, Climate Change

UNIDO Institute — Training Course on Sustainable Energy

UNIDO and the Energy Academy Europe (EAE) are organizing a training course for professionals to address key issues relating to sustainable energy. Participation is open to mid-level professionals from emerging and developing countries with expertise in industrial development, energy and environment, and other relevant fields. The 8-day course will provide participants the opportunity to familiarize […]

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Nordic Climate Facility — Climate Change and Green Business

The Nordic Climate Facility has launched a call for proposals on the theme of “Climate as Business – Testing Innovative Green Business Concepts.” Projects should be implemented through partnerships between relevant Nordic institutions and qualified local partners in eligible low-income countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, […]

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Canadian International Development Research Center — Building African Capacity to Address Climate Change

The Africa Climate Leadership Program (AfriCLP) awards training fellowships to build leadership capacity in Africa in response to climate change. Funded by Canada’s IDRC, the program is managed by the University of Nairobi and the Institute of Resource Assessment at the University of Dar es Salaam. The program is open to mid-level and senior researchers […]

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UN-Habitat — Conference on Cities and Climate Change Science

UN-Habitat and its partners are sponsoring a conference in Canada, scheduled for March 2018, on the subject of cities and the science of climate change. The conference will assess the current state of academic and practice-based knowledge about climate change, identifying gaps and sharing best practices. The conference organizers welcome proposals for events and abstracts […]

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Women and Gender Constituency — Gender-Just Climate Solutions

The Women & Gender Constituency invites women from around the world to participate in the 2017 Gender-Just Climate Solutions Awards. Candidates can submit their ideas for climate solutions and climate initiatives with a women or gender perspective. Three winners will each receive a seed grant of €2 thousand; travel for one representative to attend the […]

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United Nations Global Pulse — Big Ideas to Combat Climate Change in Asia

UN Global Pulse is partnering with the Republic of Korea to sponsor a Big Ideas Competition focusing on data-driven ideas to monitor climate-related indicators in the Asia-Pacific region. Proposals should detail original ideas that can be developed into a working prototype. The competition is open to residents of ASEAN member states, Sri Lanka, and the […]

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Fledgling Fund — Media Productions on Climate Change and Health

The Fledgling Fund invites proposals for nonfiction visual stories that focus on the link between climate change and health. Issues include diseases related to poorer air and water quality; a greater number of heat-related illnesses and deaths; and increases in and changing patterns of vector-borne diseases — among others. Applications are invited from individual filmmakers, […]

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Clean Energy Wire — Grants for Energy and Climate Journalism

Clean Energy Wire CLEW is offering grants for collaborative media teams on stories with international significance. Topics that explore the transition to clean energy, climate policy, and the shift to a low-carbon economy will be considered. Grants will be between €4 thousand and €6 thousand. Three journalist teams will be invited to the 2017 Clean […]

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UN-Habitat — Youth Photography Competition on Climate Change

UN-Habitat is inviting young photographers to participate in a photography contest. The participants should represent solutions to climate change in their communities. The winner of this contest will be sponsored to a fully funded trip to COP-23 in Bonn, Germany where their work will be displayed to gain exposure on a global platform. Participants must […]

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World Meteorological Organization — International Prize for Earth Science Data 2017

The World Climate Research Programme and the Global Climate Observing System invite nominations for the first WCRP/GCOS International Data Prize. The prize will be awarded annually to an early- to mid-career researcher for outstanding contributions to the Earth system science community. The prize may honour achievements in data product generation, data management, data preservation, data […]

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