Articles in the 'Cleantech' Category

IPCC Founder Succumbs to COVID-19

About Dr. John Houghton May 15, 2020. An obituary describing Dr. John Houghton’s remarkable life and leadership in designing instruments to measure climate change, and communicating effectively so governments could understand the phenomenon, is described in this Nature article, here. He was clearly not a purely technical man. Among his many qualities was an ability to pull scientists and mathematicians in

May 23rd, 2020
by MBarker

Mainstreaming ICT for climate change

Envisioning ICT to address climate change For decades, the United Nations (UN), in particular its specialized agency the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has been promoting the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a means of adapting to and mitigating climate change.  However the UN budget is often constrained due to a reluctance by key member states to provide

Mar 16th, 2019
by MBarker