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  • NEW: 29 November 2017, Wednesday: (8am-9:30am PST, 16:00–17:30 GMT): Winrock & U.S. EPA Cook Stoves & Indoor Air presents a webinar to hear Jim Jetter and his U.S. EPA colleagues discuss results from recent EPA cookstove research, including publications on life cycle assessments, mutagenicity health effects, PAH emissions, and ultrafine particles. Also to be included are the latest round of cookstove/fuel test reports. Webinar participation is free. For registration and log-in information inquire at:
  • NEW:  10 January 2018, Wednesday: (8-9am PDT, 15:00-16:00 GMT): Sector updates webinar - Solar Cookers International will sponsor the webinar, Solar Cooking Sector Updates, which is open and available to the public. It will give SCI and its partners an opportunity to promote sector knowledge sharing, coordination, and collaboration. Registration details will be shared at later date.
  • NEW:  10 January 2018, Wednesday: (9-10am PDT, 16:00-17:00 GMT): Refugee Working Group (Conference Call) A one hour call is scheduled to follow the sector updates webinar. Registration details will be shared at later date.


  • 6-17 November 2017: (Bonn) The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be organized by Fiji and hosted at the headquarters of the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany. Events and exhibits will take place in the "Bonn Zone" of the official conference venue, making it a major hub for showcasing climate action, knowledge-sharing, capacity-building and networking. More information...


  • NEW: 28 November- 1 December 2017: (Nairobi) Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) Humanitarian Workshop. More information...


  • 3-6 December 2017: (Kathmandu) Call for Posters The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), jointly with the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Population and Environment and with support from the European Union, is hosting an International Conference titled “Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia”. This event will feature a special poster session dedicated to showcasing the innovative knowledge, solutions, and policies that young change-makers are contributing to for resilience-building in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). The aim of this special session is to give youth working in the HKH an opportunity to present their innovations in relation to the conference theme. The deadline is 8 September 2017 to submit posters. More information...


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  • 22-24 January 2018: (Faro) CONSOLFOOD 2018 is scheduled to take place at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Universidade do Algarve, Campus da Penha. This solar cooking conference will include oral sessions, keynote lectures, a round table discussion, and a poster session. The deadline for submission of abstracts for presentation consideration was 30 September 2017.



  • NEW: 30 November-1 December 2017: (Pittsburg) The Student Energy Summit will take place at the Carnegie Science Center, with this year's theme of Innovations in Energy. Middle and high school students engage in hands-on activities featuring new products and applications associated with renewable and non-renewable energy to solve our everyday energy challenges. Students explore improvements in energy production in solar, wind, coal, and natural gas. More information...


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