Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary



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.

South Asian Climate News
South Asian Climate News

Periodicals and newsletters covering climate and development issues — selected resources on the web

On the Web

Appropriate Technology Forum
AT Forum is a joint newsletter of the German AT-Verband, the artefact Centre for Appropriate Technology at Glücksburg/Ostsee and the ARTES Institute at the Bildungswissenschaftliche Hochschule Flensburg-Universität, Germany.

Arid Lands Newsletter
Informative bulletin published by the Office of Arid Lands Studies at the University of Arizona, covering the desertification issue, biodiversity conservation and related topics.

Città d'Acqua (International Centre Cities on Water)
The International Centre Cities on Water is a non-profit association set up in Venice in 1989 with the aim of developing activities connected to the water-city relationship. It produces Acropolis, a newsletter linking cities in coastal zones and alongside inland bodies of water. In English and Italian.

Climate Research Netherlands Research Highlights
Climate Research Netherlands Research Highlights is a publication of the research programmes Climate changes Spatial Planning and Knowledge for Climate. This publication offers a broad spectrum of Dutch climate change research.

Common Ground
Bulletin of Germany's environment ministry, reporting on matters of national concern and on international environmental issues.

Crop Prospects and Food Situation
In addition to a short global cereal supply and demand brief, this bi-monthly report provide regionals cereal balances and overviews of the food security situation, including a list of countries in crisis requiring external assistance.

Down to Earth
Down to Earth is a fortnightly newsletter on science and the environment produced by the Centre for Science and Environment in New Delhi, India.

Newsletter of the Climate Action Network published at the UN climate conferences.

Ecoal is the quarterly newsletter of the World Coal Institute. It presents a well-argued and stimulating case for restrained action on the climate issue.

Australian magazine on sustainability in the environment, industry and community, published bi-monthly by CSIRO in print and online.

Environment Taiwan Newsletter
Environment Taiwan Newsletter is published by the Energy and Resources Laboratories. It presents news and latest legislations regarding the activities of the Environmental Protection Administration and other relevant government ministries.

Environmental News from the Netherlands
Environmental News from the Netherlands is a bimonthly publication from the Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment presenting Dutch environmental policy and research news.

Global Change Electronic Edition
Global Change seeks to familiarize the public with the issues associated with climate change and ozone depletion.

Gold Standard
The Gold Standard is owned by the network of non-governmental supporter organizations who have committed themselves to implementing the Kyoto Protocol in the spirit of true and long-term emission reductions and sustainable development. A methodology for voluntary offset projects was launched in May 2006. A quarterly newsletter is available.

Greenhouse Issues
Greenhouse Issues, produced by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R & D Programme, publicizes recent international developments as well as publishing informative articles on technical, political and socio-economic topics, the Programme and the activities of member countries.

Haramata provides a research-policy-practice platform to debate and disseminate African perspectives on African drylands.

Newsletter on climate and energy policy in Europe published by Climate Action Network-Europe.

IHDP Update
IHDP Update is a new quarterly newsletter edited by the International Human Dimensions Programme intended to foster exchange of information between national, regional and global research efforts on global environmental change and its human dimensions.

JIQ Quarterly
Produced by the Joint Implementation Network in The Netherlands, the bulletin provides an up-to-date review of progress in the development of activities implemented jointly (joint implementation), including the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

Mangrove Newsletter
The biweekly newsletter of the Mangrove Action Project, containing campaign, network and conference news, research information and summaries of regional developments.

Newsletter of the World Meteorological Organization.

Nature's Voice
News of environmental campaigns and victories from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Network Newsletter
The Network Newsletter is intended for those interested and involved in climate-related impact assessment. Contains news on current research, conference reports, forthcoming meetings, job announcements and a recent publications listing.

New Scientist
Coverage of major scientific developments, complementing the printed magazine, as well as listings of scientific Web sites, book reviews and so on.

Our Planet
The United Nations Environment Programme magazine on sustainable development, containing features, commentary and news.

People and the Planet
Explores the manner in which people, their consumption, their technologies and their numbers, interact with the environment.

Positive News
Positive News promotes the many enterprises that are working for a sustainable future. News items from around the world cover innovative ideas, projects and products that are aimed at sustainable and equitable development.

Renewable Energy for Development
Newsletter of the Energy Programme at the Stockholm Environment Institute, which is mainly concerned with energy utilisation and technologies in the Third World.

SEED Newsletter
News from UNDP's Sustainable Energy and Environment Division, including the Energy and Atmosphere Program.

Shared Spaces
Magazine of the Netherlands Ministry of Spatial Planning, Housing and the Environment.

Solutions is a non-profit print and online publication devoted to showcasing bold and innovative ideas for solving the world's integrated ecological, social and economic problems.

South Asian Climate News
Newsletter of the Sri Lanka Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology Network.

Sustainable Energy News
News, information, reviews and networking support from the International Network for Sustainable Energy. Site also contains the text of the proposal Sustainable Energy 2000.

The Centre for Information on Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture
The Centre for Information on Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture promotes exchange of information for small-scale farmers in the South through identifying promising technologies involving no or only marginal external inputs, but building on local knowledge and traditional technologies and the involvement of the farmers themselves in development. Information about these technologies is exchanged mainly through the LEISA Magazine.

The Ecologist
The Ecologist website contains a wealth of news, information and comment on a range of environmental issues, including climate.

The Pelican Web
The mission of The Pelican Web is to collect, organize, and disseminate knowledge on sustainable development, with especial focus on human development; and to publish the monthly, free subscription, open access Mother Pelican.

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.

Tiempo: Global Warming and the Third World
Tiempo provides topical and authoritative news, information, comment and features on global warming, climate change and sea-level rise with particular reference to the interests of developing nations.

Distributed bimonthly, the e-newsletter from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat provides a comprehensive overview of major news and announcements, along with practical information about upcoming events.

US Country Study Notes
The US Country Studies Program, sponsoring training and research projects on climate change in developing countries and those with economies in transition, publishes an occasional newsletter summarizing recent progress.

Journal covering the issues of ecology, means of livelihood and development in the Mekong region. Available on-line.

WMO Bulletin
Official journal of the World Meteorological Organization.

World Climate News
The twice-yearly World Climate News focuses on the state of the climate system and climate research, documenting projects organized by the World Meteorological Organization.

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