In the 18th century, technological advancement ushered in the Industrial Revolution with the introduction of coal as an energy source and a whole host of machines. Factories, automobiles and airplanes emerged over the years, radically transforming human lives.
18 new institutions joined the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in October. Through its Network, the CTCN mobilises policy and technical expertise to deliver technology solutions, capacity building and implementation advice to developing countries. The Centre also serves as a platform for Network members to share their solutions and experience via the CTCN Knowledge Portal, Network member hosted webinars, relevant trainings, networking and events such as the CTCN Regional Forums.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking experts for the following technical assistance project:
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Launched by the Women and Gender Constituency in 2015, the Award honours the fundamental contribution of gender equality and women’s organisations in the fight against climate chaos and demonstrates the necessity to integrate gender equality in all climate policies.
Nations gather at COP26 to spur international collaboration
Jóvenes innovadores están construyendo soluciones para mitigar la acción climática con nuevas tecnologías en manejo de residuos, energía, agricultura y mucho más.
The Global Warming Mitigation Project (GWMP) announced that CTCN Network member Solar Cookers International (SCI), was one of its 2021 Keeling Curve Prize Laureates. Each year, the Keeling Curve Prize awards $25,000 to each of 10 projects across the globe with significant potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or promote carbon uptake.
Blockchain technologies have been finding real-world utility globally and across the developing world over the last years. An increasing number of blockchain use-cases are being developed as innovators and innovation ecosystems identify new ways of creating value. Blockchain is recognized as a tool with the ability to create transparency and accountability, increase security and privacy, and reduce costs.
The Sustainability and Climate Change Agency in Chile with the sponsorship of the Ministry of the Environment and the Development Corporation is organizing the International Congress "Circular Territories: A new Development Opportunity" on Thursday, November 11, 9:30 to 11:30 Santiago de Chile time.
Congreso internacional: Territorios circulares, una nueva oportunidad de desarrollo
The Paris Agreement established the technology framework to provide overarching guidance to the work of the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in promoting and facilitating enhanced action on technology development and transfer. The TEC and the CTCN are pleased to launch their first joint publication on technology and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).