No. 7 September 2012

Environment and climate change

Editorial:

Sustaining our environment

Dr Hamadoun I. Touré
ITU Secretary‑General

Editorial|1

Green Standards Week:

Accelerating work on “green ICT” policies and standards

Malcolm Johnson, Director
ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

Green Standards Week|0

ICT and climate change:

Designing effective policies and strategies

Haruna Iddrisu
Ghana’s Minister of Communications

ICT and climate change|0

ICT and climate change:

A coordinated strategy

Sherry Ayittey
Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Science and Technology

ICT and climate change|0

ICT and climate change:

Clean energy and smart policies for a better environment

Christiana Figueres
Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

ICT and climate change|0

ICT and climate change:

How can ICT contribute to our planet and society’s future?

Minoru Takeno
Head of Corporate Environmental Strategy Unit, Fujitsu Limited

ICT and climate change|0

ICT and climate change:

Adaptation and mitigation -— An overview

A new report highlights ways to help developing nations deal with a changing climate based on Ghana as a case study

ICT and climate change|0

ICT and climate change:

Ghana’s vulnerability to climate change

How the country is responding

ICT and climate change|1

Sustainable development:

ICT enable sustainable development

ITU groundwork bears fruit at Rio+20

Sustainable development|0

Smart grids:

Boosting energy efficiency through smart grids

Lean and clean energy using ICT

Smart grids|0

Sustainable energy for all:

ITU’s 2nd Green ICT Application Challenge

“Social Electricity” takes first prize

Sustainable energy for all|0

Sustainable energy for all:

Interview with Andreas Kamilaris, winner of the 2012 ITU Green ICT Application Challenge

The winner of the ITU Green ICT Application Challenge is Andreas Kamilaris, a PhD student in the Networks Research Laboratory of the Computer Science Department, University of Cyprus. ITU News asked him about his winning application.

Sustainable energy for all|0

Rating mobile handsets for environmental impact:

Rating mobile handsets for environmental impact

A standard eco-rating scheme would empower consumers to make informed choices, and put pressure on operators and manufacturers to improve sustainability.

Rating mobile handsets for environmental impact|0

Making power adapters greener:

Making power adapters greener

New report highlights best practice

Making power adapters greener|0

Conflict minerals in the ICT supply chain:

Conflict minerals in the ICT supply chain

Environmental due diligence needed in the African Great Lakes region

Conflict minerals in the ICT supply chain|0

Guidance on green ICT procurement:

Guidance on green ICT procurement

How to buy? What to buy? Whom to buy from?

Guidance on green ICT procurement|0

Submarine cables for climate monitoring:

Green undersea cables

Telecommunications embrace science in the deep ocean

Submarine cables for climate monitoring|0

Submarine cables for climate monitoring:

Submarine cables, environmental monitoring and international law

Telecom marine-data cable development depends on a pragmatic, sensitive approach to address legal challenges

Submarine cables for climate monitoring|1

Submarine cables for climate monitoring:

Green repeaters

Feasibility of ocean monitoring

Submarine cables for climate monitoring|0
Sustaining our environment

Sustaining our environment

Dr Hamadoun I. Touré
ITU Secretary‑General
Malcolm Johnson, Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

Accelerating work on “green ICT” policies and standards

Malcolm Johnson, Director
ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
Haruna Iddrisu, Ghana’s Minister of Communications

Designing effective policies and strategies

Haruna Iddrisu
Ghana’s Minister of Communications
Sherry Ayittey, Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Science and Technology

A coordinated strategy

Sherry Ayittey
Ghana’s Minister of Environment, Science and Technology

Celebrating ITU’s 150 Years

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Pathway for smart sustainable cities:

A guide for city leaders

Pathway for smart sustainable cities|1

Meeting with the Secretary-General:

Official Visits

Meeting with the Secretary-General|1
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Sustaining our environment

Dr Hamadoun I. Touré
ITU Secretary‑General

Accelerating work on “green ICT” policies and standards

Malcolm Johnson, Director
ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

Designing effective policies and strategies

Haruna Iddrisu
Ghana’s Minister of Communications