Technology and Climate Change

Zambia launches Technology Needs Assessment for climate change adaptation …
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“It is envisaged that the launch of these reports will open up access to funds, create an enabling environment for the transfer and uptake of technologies and highlight opportunities for research and development cooperation in the area of climate …

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Prince Charles finds climate-change denial most unbecoming
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Charles said it was "baffling … that in our modern world we have such blind trust in science and technology that we all accept what science tells us about everything — until, that is, it comes to climate science." He praised finalists for the Prince …

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Q&A: The IPCC's Rajendra K. Pachauri on climate tech
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As the first part of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which deals with the physical science of climate change, is launched this week (30 January), SciDev.Net speaks to Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, the …

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Obama Vows More Executive Action on High-Tech Manufacturing …
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Speaking before Congress, he devoted roughly a fifth of his speech to topics including climate change, renewable energy and investing in science and education opportunities. His prepared remarks came in at a word count of …

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Six decades of climate change visualized by NASA
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Put this in your pipe and smoke it until it turns into carbon emissions, climate change deniers. NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) released a report and stunning visualization last week that demonstrates how warm our Earth has become …

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BUSTED! The 6 Worst Myths About Global Climate Change
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Michael Shellenberger, the climate scientist from the Breakthrough Institute has written extensively on the ability of mankind to develop new technology that will combat the effects of climate change. Shellenberger proposes GMOs and the desalination of …

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Climate study projects major changes in vegetation distribution by …
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The scenario has been adopted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and calls for moderate to strong warming in the middle and high latitudes of the northern hemisphere and weaker warming in the tropics and …

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Al Gore: 'extreme weather has made people wake up to climate …
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Extreme weather events including typhoon Haiyan and superstorm Sandy are proving a "gamechanger" for public awareness of the threat posed by climate change, Al Gore said on Friday. The former US vice-president, …

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'60 Minutes' story on clean tech omits climate change | Center for …
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A recent "60 Minutes" story highlighted the demise of a few high-profile clean-tech companies that received federal funding. The story neglected to report why clean technology is vital to the future of our economy and …

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