A world of websites...
We have selected a few websites which specialise in the development and promotion of sustainable energy. This list does not attempt to be representative but rather to provide you with an indication of what types of information are available on the subject of energy and ecodevelopment. HELIO partners with many of these organisations and networks. We invite you to visit their sites. Simply click on the logo or organisational title.
Sites are listed alphabetically
Climate Action Network is a worldwide network of over 340 non- governmental organisations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. The CAN website serves as a clearinghouse of climate policy and contact information.
Based in India (New-Delhi), this is one of the leading centers in the developing work on ecodevelopment issues. It is very involved in the UNFCCC climate negotiations.
This is an international network of NGOs.It was created in response to the failure to develop a global action plan to halt climate change.CURES works to promote an aggressive programme to promote renewables worldwide.
This is an international nonprofit organisation that provides web-based platforms to make aid and development efforts more effective around the world.
The Earth Portal is a comprehensive, free an dynamic resource for timely, objective science-based information about the environment built by a global community of environmental experts who have joined together to communicate to the world. The Earth Portal is created and governed by individuals and organisations who put their names behind their words and where attribution and expert-review for accuracy are fundamental.
is a comprehensive online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute, that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world.
showcases the organizations, trade associations, shareholder activities, the mutual funds and pension fund asset managers, financial planners, venture capital group, innovative technologies and companies, as well as this vision of maturing, socially-responsible, ethical capitalism fitting humanity's aspirations for a more peaceful, just and ecologically sustainable world.
Environnement-Développement Tiers-Monde works to promote and facilitate the energy solutions for Africa that are in line with ecodevelopment objectives. This website is in French.
(e-to-the-power-of-5) -represents the business interests of companies and associations that offer solutions for climate protection by promoting renewable energy. e5 promotes a new economical rationale embodied by the Kyoto Protocol - where climate is business.
Everything you need to know on renewable energy in Europe. EuroREX is devoted to the promotion of renewable energy in Europe. It also provides commercial, investment, export country and technology information with up-to-date news on sustainable and alternative energy development in Europe and the rest of the world.
gathers international researchers and academics, climate change policy experts, negotiators, representatives of international and national institutions, environmental and social NGOs to discuss the political and economic dimensions of climate change. In particular, the ICCG focuses on impacts, changes and policy. the Think Tank Map is a new worldwide observatory that provides an overview on the think tanks active in the field of climate change governance.
contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and assessment and natural resource management. This website is available in English and French.
Naturally energising the future supports and accelerates the transition to energy systems that are ecologically sustainable, socially equitable, and economically efficient while making full use of the best available technologies and governance arrangements. IUCN works simultaneously to reduce the environmental and social impact of all energy options while identifying those ecosystem services that underpin sustainable and equitable energy. Policy efforts are aimed at incorporating the sustainable management of related ecosystem services into relevant energy policies, investments and strategies.Globescan
News Agency surveying sustainable development trends.
Information about climate change, how to get involved and information about activities around the world and much more is presented on this site.
is a global network of independent non-governmental organisations working for sustainable energy solutions to reduce poverty and protect the environment.
An organisation that is dedicated to increasing public involvement in and control over environmental problems through the democratization of science.
This website provides information on sustainable development activities occurring in the Mediterranean region including those joint activities and policies developed to manage resources across national borders. This website is available in French and English.
is a global policy network that provides a forum for international leadership on renewable energy. Its goal is to bolster policy development for the rapid expansion of renewable energies in developing and industrialised economies. This site has numerous documents that look at the current status of renewables.
is an international francophone network that focuses on increasing the access to renewable energy sources. It works to build capacity and promote experiences and new applications in the francophone community.
This US based think-tank specialises in the minimisation of resource use and is headed by Amory Lovins, the inventor of alternative energy planning (Soft Energy Paths - 1976). Together with Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins wrote Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution. This is the first book to explore the lucrative opportunities for businesses in an era of approaching environmental limits
The SouthSouthNorth Project (SSN) is a network of organizations, research institutions and consultants to help public and private stakeholders develop the necessary confidence for dealing effectively with the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). SSN operates in Brazil, South Africa, Bangladesh and Indonesia.
This website (only available in FR) works to faciliate an open and diverse dialogue on the energy transition process in France. The site provides information on current meetings and demonstrations, documents and analysis on the current debate, and ideas for what citizens can do to ensure that France's energy transition reflects citizens needs and concerns.
The United Nations Framework Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC) is the international secretariat that supports all institutions involved in the climate change process. This is the place for information and documentation on the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol. This website is available in English, French and Spanish.