Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary

Interest Groups


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.

Lick Global Warming
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Interest groups campaigning or lobbying on the climate issue — selected resources in the Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary and on the web

In the Cyberlibrary

Challenge for the Climate Action Network
Astrid Westerlind Wigström tasks the Network with becoming more responsive to developing country interests at international negotiations. Published April 2009

On the Web

African Forum and Network on Debt and Development
The African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD) is a civil society organization born of a desire to secure lasting solutions to Africa's mounting debt problem.

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

Carbon Trade Watch
Carbon Trade Watch monitors the impact of pollution trading upon environmental, social and economic justice.

CDM Watch
CDM Watch monitors the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol and maintains a listing of current projects.

Climate Action Partnership
The United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP) is a group of businesses and leading environmental organizations that have come together to call on the federal government to quickly enact strong national legislation to require significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Alliance
The Climate Alliance is an association of European cities and municipalities that have entered into a partnership with indigenous rainforest peoples, united by a common concern for the world's climate.

Climate Collective
The Climate Collective is a broad network of people and groups working to prevent catastrophic climate change.

Climate Solutions
Climate Solutions, a non-profit organization, is helping families, communities, state governments and industries in the US Northwest explore the practical benefits of taking action to stop global warming here and now.

Earth Day Network
The Earth Day Network provides support for all governments, businesses, schools and other groups wanting ideas or collaboration for activities on Earth Day, April 22nd. There are over 184 countries in the Network.

Earth Policy Institute
The Earth Policy Institute is dedicated to providing a vision of what an environmentally sustainable economy looks like, as well as a roadmap of how to get from here to there.

Equality Trust
The Equality Trust aims to reduce income inequality through a programme of public and political education. Website makes available resources including video and slide shows.

ESCANDA, Social Collective Space for Self-Management, Diversity and Autonomy is a space for the intersection of knowledge and experiences, for the collective interchange that will help us to self-manage our lives and materialize viable and sustainable alternatives to neoliberal capitalism.

European Federation for Transport and the Environment
The European Federation for Transport and the Environment lobbies for action limit the environmental impact of transport. Site contains news, comment and resources.

European Wind Energy Association
The European Wind Energy Association is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting the utilization of wind power in Europe and worldwide.

Friends of the Earth UK
An award-winning site from the London-based organization. FOE UK are running a climate change campaign — Climate Online — involving lobbying by email.

Global Releaf
Global ReLeaf is American Forests' education and action programme that helps individuals, organizations, agencies and corporations improve the local and global environment by planting and caring for trees.

Global Warming - Undo It
Briefing on the basics of the global warming issues and steps to control the threat from the Environmental Defense Fund.

Greenpeace International
The aims of the Greenpeace International Climate Campaign are to inform the public about the seriousness of the climate problem, to create the political climate that will compel governments to take action, and to promote the 'solar revolution'.

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is an international association of local governments and national and regional local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable development. ICLEI is a partner with the Clinton Climate Initiative.

International Coral Reef Action Network
The International Coral Reef Action Network is a global partnership of coral reef experts who are working to halt and reverse the decline of the health of the world's coral reefs.

Lick Global Warming
A campaign to fight global warming, sponsored by the Dave Matthews Band, Ben and Jerry's and Saveourenvironment.org.

Medical Alliance to Stop Global Warming
The Medical Alliance to Stop Global Warming is working with student leaders to bring the critical issue of global warming to medical schools around the nation and to encourage health professionals young and old to adopt energy-efficient lifestyles.

Northern Lights Climate Campaign
Nordlicht (Northern Lights) is a public information campaign, based in the Department of Psychology at the University of Kiel, aimed at ensuring climate protection through energy saving and traffic reduction using a strategy of social marketing.

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.

The PATT foundation aims at providing economic, social and environmental sustainability through community based forestry projects in developing countries. Working in conjunction with corporate partners, government and intergovernmental agencies, non governmental organizations, local authorities, and local communities, it plans to plant 1 million trees per year in locations worldwide.

Rainforest Action Network
The Rainforest Action Network is a coalition of organizations in North and South dedicated to protecting the world's forests and their inhabitants. Sites includes resources for teachers and students.

Reef Check
Reef Check is a volunteer, ocean conservation organization designed to save coral reefs globally and temperate reefs in California.

Reef Relief
Reef Relief is a non-profit grassroots membership organization dedicated to preserve and protect living coral reef ecosystems through local, regional and international efforts.

Share The World's Resources
Share The World's Resources is a non-politically affiliated network that campaigns for equitable distribution and sharing of the world's resources. Principles based on the 1980 Brandt Report resulting from the Independent Commission on International Development Issues.

Sierra Club
The Sierra Club is one of the United States' most influential environmental organizations.

Somalia Environmental Protection and Anti Desertification Organization (SEPADO)
SEPADO works to protect the environment of Somalia, to combat desertification and to raise awareness and support among Somali society and the international community.

Stakeholder Forum for Our Common Future
Formerly known as the UNED Forum. An international initiative to support civil society organizations concerned with sustainable development.

Trees for the Future
Tree for the Future promotes and supports reforestation and environmentally sustainable land use, in cooperation with local groups and individuals around the world.

Wetlands International
Wetlands International is a global organization that works to sustain and restore wetlands and their resources for people and biodiversity.

World Wide Fund for Nature
WWF's climate campaign site contains a wealth of material in support of their call for strong action on global warming, including a straightforward overview of the climate issue.

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

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Updated: May 15th 2015