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Energy, Climate Change

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — Climate Programs 2018

For 2018, NOAA announces seven grant competitions to advance the understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster its application for decision making. The program supports research that is conducted across the USA and internationally. NOAA anticipates making about 90 grants, each ranging between US$50 thousand and US$300 thousand per year, with some exceptions. For […]

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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves — Calling for Proposals in Spark+

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves calls for proposals under its new Spark+ investment program. Spark+ will support businesses that manufacture, distribute, or otherwise enable access and adoption of clean cooking using biomass, LPG, and other efficient stoves/fuels. Grantees will receive support to prepare for investment, identify investors, and negotiate terms and close investments.  They […]

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Swedish International Development Agency — Training in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation for Africa

Sida funds short-term training in selected development topics for participants from developing countries. The Africa program includes a course on Climate Change – Mitigation and Adaptation for participants from Botswana, Mozambique, and Zambia. This round of the training programme has a special focus on water resources for agriculture, water supply, hydropower, etc. Candidates representing government […]

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German Academic Exchange Service — Graduate Scholarships in Sub-Saharan Africa

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) announces scholarships for qualified Sub-Saharan Africans to pursue masters and doctoral studies at the Regional Studies Center to Ameliorate and Adapt to Drought (CERAAS) in Senegal. The program offers up to three PhD scholarships and four masters’ scholarships. Some of the scholarships are for in-country applicants in Senegal, and […]

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Wuppertal Institute — Projects and Knowledge Exchange in Sustainable Energy

WISIONS of Sustainability is an initiatives of the Wuppertal Institute to nurture innovative energy projects and to foster knowledge exchanges between practitioners. The supporting scheme SEPS (Sustainable Energy Project Support) has launched its first call for proposals in 2017 to focus on projects and knowledge exchanges for the Caribbean, South and Central America, and Southern […]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Climate Co-Lab

The Climate Co-Lab aims to gather and apply collective intelligence from around the world to address global climate change. The Co-Lab invites the best ideas to prevent and adapt to climate change. Some contests pose social and political questions, while others focus on issues in science and technology. The Climate Co-Lab posts new contests on […]

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ASEAN Peace Project — Young Peace Builders for Climate Action

The Young Peace Builders for Climate Action is seeking thirty youth leaders from across Southeast Asia to participate in an accelerator workshop to be held in July (Quezon City, Philippines) on reducing disaster risks, adapting to climate change, and promoting peace building in conflict areas of the ASEAN countries. Eligibility extends to persons ages 18 […]

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APEC Climate Center — Training Program 2017

The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is hosting a training program on user-oriented statistical downscaling of climate information in agriculture and water resources. The one-week training program in August 2017 (Busan, South Korea) aims to provide an introduction to statistical downscaling for climate change scenarios and seasonal prediction, and to guide participants in applying the data […]

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Best Climate Practices — Ideas to Build Local Resilience to Climate Risks

The Best Climate Practices contest for 2017 focuses on building local resilience to climate disaster risk. The contest is open to individuals, teams, or organizations regardless of nationality, age, or qualifications. The contest winner will be awarded €3 thousand. The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2017. Link

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European Commission — Energy Development in Lesotho

The EC invites applications to promote expanded access to rural energy in Lesotho. Activities should focus on commercial opportunities for solar innovations in households; demonstration of mini-grid projects; and support for businesses that offer sustainable energy products and services in rural Lesotho. The lead applicant should be an NGO, private company, research institute, public sector […]

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