The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:JapanRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge Partner
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:ThailandRelation to CTCN:Network Member
Full Advantage Co. Ltd (FA) is a private sector organization/non-governmental organization established in 2005 with the mission to help its partners/ clients harness untapped resources, and creative processes/appropriate technological solutions in generating cleaner, more affordable energy, conserving it and contributing to a greener, more sustainable environment. FA has 3 main business activities, namely Advisory & Consulting, Business/ Project Development and Climate Change Activities.
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:IraqRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise:
Kirkuk Technical College is a research and academic institution established in 1998, by the Government of Republic of Iraq with the mission to provide advanced technical education and create mechanisms for constant scientific, technical and moral evolutions of people so as to ensure continual development of the society. It conducts research studies and assessments on range of topics and develops knowledge products.
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With more than half the Earth’s population now living in urban areas, some changes in the indoor and outdoor climates of cities are bound to occur. Climate scientists’ greatest concern is traditionally the urban heat island (UHI) effect – city areas where temperatures can be several degrees higher because there is lots of concrete and little blue or green infrastructure like lakes, rivers and parks. But another effect – air flow – can also cause serious health problems.
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GIZ (former GTZ) Proklima has compiled this publication to provide information on natural foam blowing agents as ozone- and climate-friendly alternatives to HCFCs. The first section of the book covers policy-related aspects of technology transition towards natural foam blowing agents and examines the impact legislative changes have on development and adoption of alternative technologies. The second part deals with the use of natural blowing agents in rigid and XPS foam, the conditions for conversion and special technologies. Part 3 comprises case studies from developing countries.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:South KoreaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) is a public body under the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and its role is to fund industrial technology development both domestically and internationally. KIAT manages Korea's Industrial Technology Official Development Assistance's (ODA) budget and partners with developing countries around the world providing climate change related technology transfer.
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The PwC Global Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) Network is active in over 60 countries with linkages to multilateral institutions, government entities and private sector players in the climate and development space. Samil PwC, the Korean affiliate of the network since 1971, has been providing strategy and technical consulting services to a range of clients for the implementation of a low carbon, climate resilient green economy both domestically and abroad.
Linking Heat and Electricity Systems: Co-generation and District Heating and Cooling Solutions for a Clean Energy FutureType:PublicationPublication date:Sectors:
This report highlights two underutilized but fully implementable technologies that efficiently integrate heat and electricity systems, provide flexibility and enhance energy security. It examines what restricts co‑generation and efficient district heating and cooling systems that can help de-carbonize the energy system.