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ICTs and climate change mitigation in developing countries

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Urgent action is required to reduce green house gase emissions. Developing countries overall are significant emitters, and they must maximise the use of ICTs.

The briefing outlines:

the drivers behind climate change mitigation in developing countries
three main application domains for mitigation-relevant use of ICTs: green ICT; smart ICT (energy, buildings, transportation, commerce, forestry); and community ICT
key challenges and opportunities for developing countries
strategic action steps on e-mitigation for international organisations, governments and private firms
sources of further information