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Energy, Climate Change

Wuppertal Institute — Knowledge Exchanges for Renewable Energy

SEPS (Sustainable Energy Project Support) will fund knowledge exchanges that promote small-scale renewable energy. The countries considered for this call are those within the Caribbean, South and Central America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.  The target groups of the knowledge exchanges are energy practitioners and organisations, together with other stakeholders, in the eligible priority regions. […]

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AXA Research Fund — Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships 2017

The AXA Research Fund supports research to help understand risk management and prevention, including risks related to natural disasters and climate change. The fellowships support post-doctoral research by applicants from registered institutions in eligible countries of Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Fellowships are €130 thousand for up to two […]

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Ashden Awards — International Awards for Sustainable Energy 2017

Ashden supports projects in sustainable energy in the UK and the developing world. The awards are made to pioneers in sustainable energy, saving energy, generating renewable energy, or promoting behavior change. The competition for the International Awards is open to businesses, nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and social enterprises whose activities take place in Africa, Latin America, […]

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Climate Tracker — Speakers Tour in Germany on Climate Change

In partnership with Oxfam Germany, Climate Tracker announces two fully-funded fellowships for individuals in the Global South to engage in a speakers tour in Germany (planned for March 2017) on the subject of climate change. Applications are invited from anyone in the Global South who fights climate change and its consequences, either as activists or […]

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Energy and Environment Partnership for Southern and East Africa — Project of the Year 2016

The EEP will make an award for “EEP Project of the Year 2016.” Nominations are invited from current or previously completed EEP S&EA projects. EEP will fund travel, accommodation, and associated costs for one representative of the winning project to present at the African Utility Week / Clean Power Africa in Cape Town (May 2017). […]

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International Polar Foundation — Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship

The Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship of €150 thousand over two years provides young scientists with the opportunity to conduct research in East Antarctica. The program is open to young researchers in atmospheric sciences, glaciology, and geosciences and microbiology (excluding marine microbiology). Applications are welcome from doctoral researchers and post-doctoral researchers in any country who have […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Climate Change in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

USAID will fund projects in support of its broad objectives under its program for Eastern and Southern Caribbean Science, Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships.  These objectives include one to reduce risks and adapt to the impacts of global climate change. The relevant countries in the program are Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts […]

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Lloyd’s — Science of Risk Prize 2016

The Science of Risk Prize for 2016 invites research papers in two categories: natural hazards; and systems modelling. Among other types of risks, Lloyd’s is interested in the impact and management of climate change. The competition offers prizes of £5 thousand for the best research paper in each category. Applicants should be working in a […]

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Foundation Future of the Carbon Market — Reducing Carbon Emissions in Developing Countries

The Foundation “Future of the Carbon Market” (Stiftung Zukunft des Kohlenstoffmarktes) promotes a market-based approach at a program level to reduce carbon emissions in developing countries. The Foundation aims to integrate carbon markets into the policy frameworks of host countries as the means to attain long-lasting structural change, with a focus on Least-Developed Countries. Project […]

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U.S.-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) — Off-Grid Clean Energy in India, 2nd Funding Round

The PACEsetter Fund aims to accelerate the commercialization of off-grid clean energy by providing early-stage grants that allow businesses to develop and test innovative products, business models, and systems. Projects must focus on small-scale systems that improve the viability of off-grid renewable energy for under-served individuals and communities in India that do not have grid-connected […]

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