Introduction


This Wiki aims to enable readers to gain knowledge about specific ICT (Information and Communication Technology) issues with regards to Climate Change. In this Wiki, key terms and concepts would be explained with the aid of real-world examples and cases as illustrations. The specific issues are divided into the categories as shown on the right.



Objectives of Wiki

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Part I - On Climate Change

    1. To define Climate Change
    2. To provide information on the state of Climate Change, specifically on Global Warming, in recent years
    3. To state the factors causing Climate Change and the impacts brought about by Climate Change
        (with emphasis on Global Warming)

Part II - On Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as a Solution to Climate Change

    4.  To explain the term ICT
    5.  To highlight specific ICT that can be employed in industries as a means to mitigate Climate Change
    6.  To explore the role of the Internet in the fight against Climate Change
    7.  To provide an overview of how, in general, the advancement in ICT has led to benefits for the environment

Part III - On Limitations of ICT as a Solution to Climate Change

    8.  To explore how freedom of expression on the Internet has allowed for the debate on whether Man is the main force
         behind Climate Change
    9.  To explore how ICT is also a cause of Climate Change
   10. To state how ICT is unable to serve as a standalone solution

Part IV - On Ongoing Research and Development of ICT to Fight Climate Change

   11. To draw attention to existing international discussions on ICT and Climate Change


CS1105 17D Team Members:

Ding Bei Hong

Jin Yuwei

Tan Theng Lee

Toh Hui Yee

Zhang Han


Navigation Pane

1.

Climate Change

1.1
1.2


1.3

Definition
Causes
1.2.1 Natural Factors
1.2.2 Human Factors
Impacts of Climate Change

2.

ICT as a Solution to Climate Change

2.1





2.2


2.3

Achieving a Green Business through ICT
2.1.1     ICT in Manufacturing Sector
2.1.2     ICT in Transport Sector
2.1.3     ICT in Building Sector
2.1.4     ICT in Power Sector
2.1.5     Case Studies
Role of the Internet in Promoting Green Awareness
2.2.1     Government Websites
2.2.2     Other Internet Mediums
Other Spinoffs from the Advancement in ICT
2.3.1     Change in Working Styles
2.3.2     Change in Lifestyles
2.3.3     Change in Teaching and Learning Styles

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Limitations of ICT in Fighting Climate Change

3.1
3.2
3.3

Freedom of Expression
ICT's Two-fold Role
Inability of ICT to stand as an Independent Solution

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Ongoing Research and Development of ICT in fighting Climate Change

4.1
4.2
4.3

Symposium
Conference Talk
Progress

5.

Quotes on ICT and Climate Change

5.1

Quotes

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References