Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary

News Sources


About the Cyberlibrary

The Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary was developed by Mick Kelly and Sarah Granich on behalf of the Stockholm Environment Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development, with sponsorship from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

While every effort is made to ensure that information on this site, and on other sites that are referenced here, is accurate, no liability for loss or damage resulting from use of this information can be accepted.

Earth Negotiations Bulletin
Earth Negotiations Bulletin

Up-to-date news on climate and development issues — selected resources in the Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary and on the web

In the Cyberlibrary

Ethics for Environmental Journalists
Jim Detjen reports on a recent conference that agreed upon a code of ethics for environmental journalists. Published June 1999

On the Web

AllAfrica - climate news
News of weather and climate events from around the African continent.

Alternative Energy
Alternative Energy provides news and other resources on renewable energy technologies.

ANTIATOM.RU is an independent news and analytics agency offering information on nuclear power and weapon-related issues and public anti-nuclear activities in Russia and internationally. In Russian

Arctic Sea Ice News
Arctic Sea Ice News, from the United States National Snow and Ice Data Center, provides a daily update of ice conditions, regular summaries of current trends and access to a range of cryospheric data sets.

Biofuels Watch
News and resources concerning biofuels and other energy sources.

Carbon Positive
Carbon Positive provides news and information about carbon finance and related issues.

China Climate Change Info-Net
Domestic and international climate change news from China.

Climate Ark
Climate Ark searches allow you to explore the entire content of hundreds of different reviewed environmental sites, including Climate Ark's own archive of non-durable Internet information relating to climate change. Includes a climate change news feed.

Climate Central
Climate Central is a non-profit science and media organization created to provide clear and objective information about climate change and its potential solutions.

Climate Change and Energy
SciDev.Net provides news, features, opinion and analysis on climate change and energy.

Climate Change Media Partnership
Internews, Panos and IIED have joined forces to support developing world journalism and perspectives from the heart of the international climate negotiations.

Climate Change Policy & Practice
Climate Change Policy & Practice is a knowledgebase of United Nations and intergovernmental activities concerned with the climate issue.

ClimateBiz provides access to news and information on the climate issue for the business sector. Briefings cover an introduction to climate change and material on, amongst other things, emissions reduction, renewable energy and carbon offsets.

Daily Planet Media
Daily Planet Media is a global network of editors, journalists and researchers collectively involved with the editing, writing and production of text, audio and video material primarily related to the core issues of global warming, climate change and the sustainability of planet Earth.

Earth Negotiations Bulletin - climate change
Earth Negotiations Bulletin, produced by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, provides a detailed account of the negotiations on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change including audio-visual recordings.

Earth Negotiations Bulletin - desertification
Earth Negotiations Bulletin, produced by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, provides a detailed account of the negotiations on the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, including audio-visual recordings.

Earthwire is a UK-based environmental news portal.

Eco Earth
The Eco Earth portal links to over 3,000 reviewed web sites related to environmental sustainability and provides full text search capability. It also tracks environmental news stories.

Eco NewsBot
Eco news from around the world, locatable by country or subject (including climate change).

The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization which provides access to thousands of online environmental resources, including environmental news.

Green Car Congress
Green Car Congress' mission is to provide timely, high-quality editorial about the full spectrum of energy options, technologies, products, issues and policies related to sustainable mobility.

Green Car Congress
Green Car Congress' mission is to provide timely, high-quality editorial about the full spectrum of energy options, technologies, products, issues and policies related to sustainable mobility.

green.tv is a broadband TV channel dedicated to environmental issues.

Greenhouse Gas Online
Greenhouse Gas Online provides briefings on the major greenhouse gases and climate issues as well as a daily update of related news stories and links to technical articles.

Greentech Media
Greentech Media aims to be the go-to source for independent and insightful news in the green technology space.

Guardian Unlimited Special Report: Climate Change
The Special Report on Climate Change lists recent news stories on climate change from the Guardian Unlimited.

Integrated Regional Information Network
The United Nations Integrated Regional Information Network is an Internet-based news and information service covering humanitarian crises and natural disasters.

Linkages - Climate Change News
The International Institute for Sustainable Development maintains a page of recent climate news on its Linkages Web site.

MediaGlobal is an independent media organization designed to create awareness in the global media of the suffering of the world’s poorest countries in Africa and Asia on issues of economic development, global health, food security and the impact of climate change on developing countries.

Mother Earth
Mother Earth seeks to coordinate the various initiatives that are being developed to achieve a life in harmony with nature from a scientific, cultural, political, legal and civil society perspective.

OneWorld Network
The OneWorld network spans five continents and produces news and information content in 11 different languages, published across its international website, regional editions, and thematic channels. Many of these are produced from the South to widen the participation of the world's poorest and most marginalised peoples in the global debate. Recent news stories on climate change from organizations promoting human rights awareness and fighting poverty are listed.

Planet Ark
A campaigning and educational site providing access to information to assist communities and groups establish environmentally-sustainable daily practices. Provides access to environment-related news and pictures.

Point Carbon
Thomson Reuters Point Carbon is a world-leading provider of independent news, analysis and consulting services for European and global power, gas and carbon markets.

Prevention Web
Prevention Web serves the needs of the disaster reduction community.

REDD Monitor
REDD Monitor provides news, views and analysis about reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.

Gateway to science news stories, employment and conference listings and other resources.

Science and Development Network
The aim of the Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) is to enhance the provision of reliable and authoritative information on science- and technology-related issues that impact on the economic and social development of developing countries. The SciDev.Net website contains news, editorials, features and comment and the network also builds regional networks of individuals and institutions and organises capacity-building workshops and other events.

Science Daily
Science Daily presents video news features on environmental issues on demand.

SolveClimate provides daily climate news and analysis - original reported features and a round-up of the day's top headlines.

Wide-ranging compilation of links to global warming news stories.

SustainabiliTank provides news and comment on sustainable development.

Tiempo Climate Newswatch
Tiempo Climate Newswatch is a weekly on-line magazine with news, features and comment on global warming, climate change, sea-level rise and development issues.

TreeHugger strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.

UN News Service
Daily news briefings, live radio and TV and more covering the activities of the United Nations.

Webcasts and Videos
Webcasts and video from the latest negotiations on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Wind Turbines
Wind Turbines is a social network for the wind energy community and a source of news and information.

World News
World News lists current news stories from around the world under a wide range of geographic and subject headings.

World Ocean Observatory
The World Ocean Observatory provides a place of exchange for ocean information, education and public discourse about the future of the ocean and its implication for human survival. The site hosts the Ocean Forum, a digest of ocean news.

Autogenerated: 15 May 2015

Bright Ideas

GE cuts solar costs

General Electric plans to cut solar installation costs by half

Project 90 by 2030

Project 90 by 2030 supports South African school children and managers reduce their carbon footprint through its Club programme

Smart street lighting

Bath & North East Somerset Council in the United Kingdom has installed smart LED carriageway lighting that automatically adjusts to light and traffic levels

Longwood Gardens

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Public Gardens Association are mounting an educational exhibit at Longwood Gardens showing the link between temperature and planting zones

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

The energy-efficient Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel is powered by renewable and sustainable sources, including integrated solar photovoltaics and guest-powered bicycles

El Hierro

El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands, plans to generate 80 per cent of its energy from renewable sources

Remarkables Primary School green roof

The green roof on the Remarkables Primary School in New Zealand reduces stormwater runoff, provides insulation and doubles as an outdoor classroom

Weather Info for All

The Weather Info for All project aims to roll out up to five thousand automatic weather observation stations throughout Africa


SolSource turns its own waste heat into electricity or stores it in thermal fabrics, harnessing the sun's energy for cooking and electricity for low-income families

Wave House

The Wave House uses vegetation for its architectural and environmental qualities, and especially in terms of thermal insulation

Mbale compost-processing plant

The Mbale compost-processing plant in Uganda produces cheaper fertilizer and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Frito-Lay Casa Grande

At Casa Grande, Frito-Lay has reduced energy consumption by nearly a fifth since 2006 by, amongst other things, installing a heat recovery system to preheat cooking oil

More Bright Ideas...

Updated: May 15th 2015