Posts Tagged ‘Climate Change’

Apps4Africa Climate Change (West Africa) Winner Announced.

[caption id="attachment_1963" align="alignleft" width="419" caption="App4Africa Climate Challenge"][/caption] Congratulations to the winners of the App 4 Climate Challenge (West Africa). From the Apps4Africa Blog: 1st prize $15,000 – HospitalManager by Victor Ogo Ekwueme (Nigeria) HospitalManager is a web-based application that helps hospitals and health organizations prepare for disasters such as floods and st...

07 Dec 6:09 PM 0 Read More...

Global Work Party-10.10.10 in Sekondi/Takoradi

As part of activities marking the Global Work Party on 10.10.10; about 5000 events in 170 countries were coordinated by the climate activist group 350.org on October 10, 2010. More than 350 of these events were in Africa. According to 350.org media statements, in the days surrounding the work party, U.S. President Barack Obama, Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn all committed to ins...

12 Oct 5:58 PM 3 Read More...

Sex, Catastrophe, Climate Change?

"Sex, Catastrophe, Climate Change? How to get the attention of a media-sated public!" UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has warned of impending disaster if the world does not succeed in slowing global warming - something that will especially affect low-lying coastal areas. The disappointing outcome of the Copenhagen Conference and the discovery of errors in some of the IPCC reports have reduced public interest in and ...

22 Jun 2:53 PM 0 Read More...

Global concern about Climate Change: The media must inform and educate!

People all over the world continue to see climate change as a threat. The majority expect the media to not only inform the public about climate change, but also educate them about its consequences. At the same time, the number of people who aren’t concerned at all has risen in the last two years as well: from 4 percent in 2008 to 9 percent now. [caption id="attachment_506" align="aligncenter" width="614" caption...

22 Jun 2:06 PM 0 Read More...

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Bonn – Germany

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum started yesterday with lots of discussion and talks from various idealists, Innovators, Climate Change Activists, Reporters and the media as a whole. The theme for the three-day international event in the German city of Bonn is; “The Heat Is On – Climate Change and the Media”. Representatives from science, politics, business and the media discussed what the media can do to...

22 Jun 10:05 AM 3 Read More...