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I am a Climate Knowledge Broker - Part 1: William Becker

Vienna, Austria, 27-05-2015

The Climate Knowledge Brokers Group (CKB) is writing its manifesto. It is a mammoth act, carried out by a dedicated group of fifteen people connected with the CKB Group and with input from some eighty more. It is also a necessary...

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reegle Translate to Break Down Language Barriers in the Global Fight against Climate Change, Changement Climatique, Cambio Climatico, Mudança Climática, and Klimawandel.

Vienna, Austria, 16-04-2015

reegle Translate

REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) launched today reegle Translate (translate.reegle.info), a free online service to help bridge language gaps within the growing global climate and development community....

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Building power and water infrastructure capability in South Africa

Durban, South Africa, 10-03-2015

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has identified opportunities for the South African city of Durban to increase its use of renewable energy, while at the same time driving down water infrastructure operating costs...

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REEEP Solar E-Bike Venture Opens in Hanoi

Vienna, Austria, 02-03-2015

REEEP and Caritas Switzerland announced the opening of the Bach Khoa solar-powered e-bike station in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 12th, 2015. The venture, based in an innovative business model for recharging and servicing e-bikes...

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CKB Group releases 2014 Annual Workshop Report

Vienna, Austria, 02-03-2015

CKB Group: Navigating Oceans of Information

This report summarizes the discussions and conclusions from the 2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers workshop, held from 4-5 October 2014. The workshop was jointly organized by Climate Knowledge Brokers Group Coordination Hub, the...

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Let’s hear it for the curators

Lima, Peru, 09-12-2014

Image: cartoon courtesy of Jorge Martin

Geoff Barnard, Strategic Advisor for Knowledge Management, Climate and Development Knowldge Network, has been working with website managers who pull together climate and development information from many sources – ‘climate...

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How to avoid drowning in a sea of climate data

Lima, Peru, 05-12-2014

Anita Makri of SciDev.net writes about the CKB Group's official COP20 Side Event: Innovation and Collaboration for Transforming Knowledge into Climate Action: Creating a “Climate Knowledge Grid”.

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GUIDE: The Status of Climate Finance at COP20, Lima

London, United Kingdom, 02-12-2014

A new briefing by the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) highlights the key climate finance issues on the agenda of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of Parties to...

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IISD Reports on CKB Group COP20 Side Event

Lima, Peru, 02-12-2014

Martin Hiller talks at CKB Group COP20 Side Event

The Climate Knowledge Brokers Group (CKB Group) held an official Side Event at the COP20 in Lima yesterday, Innovation and Collaboration for Transforming Knowledge into Climate Action. The ubiquitous reporting services of the...

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Bright outlook for renewables, according to International Energy Agency

London, United Kingdom, 28-11-2014

“As our global energy system grows and transforms, signs of stress continue to emerge,” said IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven. “But renewables are expected to go from strength to strength, and it is incredible that we...

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Equity and inclusion in disaster risk reduction: building resilience for all

London, United Kingdom, 28-11-2014

This paper, by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) builds on the recently produced ‘The future framework for disaster risk reduction: a guide for decision-makers’....

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Climate Tagger to Aid Organizations in Using Knowledge to Combat Climate Change

Vienna, Austria, 28-11-2014

REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) has joined forces with the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

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Imagining a smarter world – how to build the climate knowledge grid

London, United Kingdom, 04-11-2014

Kenyan central highlands (Credit: Getty Images)

Imagine a world where everyone making decisions on how best to respond to climate change had easy access to the information they need to make those choices. What would it look like and what would be needed to bring it about? This...

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Tough language and a clear message from the IPCC

Vienna, Austria, 03-11-2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented on Sunday (2 November) in Copenhagen its Assessment Synthesis Report. The conclusions of the report result from the week-long discussion between scientists and...

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Energy Efficiency Policy Recommendations for South East Asia

Vienna, Austria, 31-10-2014

The International Energy Agency (IEA) shared a brochure that summarizes Regional Energy Efficiency Policy Recommendations for 10 South East Asia countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Indonesia...

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