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Energy, Climate Change

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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World Meteorological Organization — International Prize for Model Development 2017

The World Climate Research Programme and the Global Climate Observing System invite nominations for the WCRP/WWRP International Prize for Model Development. The prize is awarded annually to an early- to mid-career researcher for outstanding contributions to model development related to weather and climate. Candidates should be within the first ten years of their career, as […]

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Stockholm Treaty Lab — Investing in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

The Stockholm Treaty Lab Prize will be awarded to a team that drafts the most forward-looking, innovative, and workable Model Treaty to encourage foreign investment in climate change mitigation and adaptation. The contest is open to anyone worldwide, with emphasis on multidisciplinary teams – e.g., including lawyers, economists, scientists, and climate change experts. The Model […]

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YOUNGO — Global South Scholarships to attend COP23 and COY13 on Climate Change

Youngo offers complete financial support and capacity building training to participate at UN Climate Change Conference and 13th Conference Of Youth (COY13) in November, 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Young people around the world can actively engage in the effort to address climate change. The program shall cover all costs of travel, accommodation, visa, travel insurance […]

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Mission Innovation — Off-Grid Access to Electricity in India

The Off-Grid Access to Electricity Innovation Challenge will financially support studies, research, standards, capacity building, and technical assistance to improve affordable energy access for individuals and communities in India with no or limited access to grid connected power.  Proposals are invited from qualified researchers and professionals in regular position at Indian institutions drawn from Indian […]

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Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data — Data for Development Projects, 2nd Round

The GPSDD seeks innovative proposals for data production, dissemination, and use. This year’s call is anchored around two themes: “Leave No One Behind,” and the Environment. The focus in Environment is to bring together new sources of data (big data, geospatial and earth observation, citizen-generated, IoT, and open data) to support environmental challenges related to […]

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