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e-DIRAP Google+ Hangout on Climate Change and ICTs

Live Hangout of panellists around the region introducing the roles ICTs play in climate change monitoring, adaptation and mitigation

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  • Renewable energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Research, education, administration
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The purpose of the Hangout is to:

  1. Introduce the roles ICTs play in climate change monitoring, adaptation and mitigation
  2. Get an update of the state of ICT deployment and innovations in addressing climate change issues
  3. Discuss the challenges and way forward for harnessing ICTs to achieve adaptation and mitigation goals at regional, national and local levels in Asia and the Pacific.
The five panelists at this Hangout coming from five different countries will bring different perspectives on the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to tackle climate change challenges.

The panelists for the Hangout are:

  • Richard Labelle, ICT4D Consultant, Canada
  • Changsub Shim, Research Scientist, Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change, Korea Environment Institute, Republic of Korea
  • Chin Saik Yoon, Founder and Publisher, Southbound, Malaysia
  • Manoj Kumar Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal
  • Gabrielle Iglesias, Project Officer, Climate Change and Climate Risk Management Department, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Thailand

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