ICTs and climate change mitigation in developing countries

ICTs and climate change mitigation in developing countries

Urgent action is required to reduce green house gase emissions. Developing countries overall are significant emitters, and they must maximise the use of ICTs.

The briefing outlines:

  • the drivers behind climate change mitigation in developing countries
  • three main application domains for mitigation-relevant use of ICTs: green ICT; smart ICT (energy, buildings, transportation, commerce, forestry); and community ICT
  • key challenges and opportunities for developing countries
  • strategic action steps on e-mitigation for international organisations, governments and private firms
  • sources of further information
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