Your location: CC:iNet Home > Scope > Public Access to Information


Public Access to Information

 
Programmes to engage citizens and non-governmental organizations in addressing climate change can be improved by ensuring that information is more freely available. Information must be easily accessible to anyone who seeks it out in libraries, on the Internet or from government offices. This section of CC:iNet provides ideas and best practices for ensuring widespread and convenient access to climate change information.

Most recently added
 
Date added Title Description CC:iNet Status 
21 Feb 2014 Meat Atlas 2014 - Facts and Figures about the animals we eat This most recent publication sheds light on the impacts of meat and dairy production on our planet, our health and our future, and aims to catalyze the debate over the need for better, safer and more sustainable food and farming. The report comes ... more>> Completed
09 Apr 2014 “Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth Assessment Report” – Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability Recently, the IPCC has issued the second volume of its Fifth Assessment Report on Climate Change , the most updated and comprehensive overview on scientific knowledge about climate change. The video "Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth... more>> Completed
31 Jan 2014 Climate Change in Africa - Guidebook for Journalists This UNESCO publication includes many practical tips on how best to report on climate change and the ‘7 things every journalist should know about climate change’. It is in general designed to develop transnational and interdisciplinary climate litera... more>> Completed
27 Jan 2014 Advancing Science for Resilient Futures START programs create opportunities to bring together diverse groups of individuals for exchange and collaboration. In such spaces, START and partners facilitate exercises and experiences that stimulate dialogue and debate, tease out answers to chall... more>> Completed
20 Jan 2014 Greening Universities Tookit - Transforming Universities into Green and Sustainable Campuses The objective of the UNEP Greening Universities Toolkit is to inspire, encourage and support university staff and students to develop and implement their own transformative strategies for creating green, resource-efficient and low emission campuses.... more>> Completed
04 Mar 2014 Resource Guide on Gender and Climate Change Poor women's limited access to resources, restricted rights, limited mobility and muted voices in shaping decisions make them highly vulnerable to climate change. This resource guide aims to inform practitioners and policy makers of the linkages betw... more>> Completed
05 Mar 2014 Ethiopian female pastoralists unite to fight climate change A lesson learnt from the Joint Programme (JP) "Enabling pastoral communities to adapt to climate change & restoring rangeland environments", funded by the MDG-Fund and implemented by FAO, UNDP and UNEP between 2009 and 2013. The JP targeted 17 pastor... more>> Completed
07 Jan 2014 La juventud en acción ante el cambio climático: inspiraciones alrededor del mundo El objetivo de esta nueva publicación de la iniciativa Marco Conjunta de las Naciones Unidas para los Niños, los Jóvenes y el Cambio Climático es destacar iniciativas concretas de la labor que está realizando la gente joven para instar a sus gobierno... more>> Completed
07 Mar 2014 Pacific Gender and Climate Change Toolkit In October 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community/The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (SPC/GIZ), Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP), UNDP and UN Women collaborated to develop a Pacific Gender and Climate... more>> Completed
05 Mar 2014 Exposing Gender Gaps in Financing Climate Change Mitigation - and Proposing Solutions The relevance of gender issues is not well understood by many practitioners involved in climate change mitigation investments and financing mechanisms. Prevailing approaches to reducing emissions have prioritized scientific and technological measures... more>> Completed
07 Jan 2014 Growing Together in a Changing Climate: The United Nations, Young People, and Climate Change (English version) The most popular publication of the United Nations Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth and Climate Change has been translated into Arabic to reach out to a growing network of young climate activists in the Arab region. Growing Together in a... more>> Completed
16 Jan 2014 Handbook of the Climate Change Movement This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighti... more>> Completed
25 Feb 2014 a One UN Introductory e-course on Climate Change This free self-paced e-learning course is now fully up and running, covering 6 modules including climate science, policy, adaptation, mitigation, finance and planning. The course has been produced by you. It is a One UN product that can and should be... more>> Ongoing
08 Apr 2014 Indiginous Peoples Rights Land Territories Resources What does a changing climate have to do with Indigenous people? This recent publication by International Land Coalition sheds a light on how indigenous peoples are affected when it comes to cross-cutting issues such as women’s land rights, environmen... more>> Ongoing
06 Mar 2014 Global Challenges Youth Actionpedia Engaging Global Youth in Climate Action - Innovative Information Management is the Key! We hear very often in United Nations context that Youth have great potentials, that Youth civic engagement is the key to sustainable development and climate pr... more>> Ongoing

Find programmes / initiatives by