GECCO Webinar: Gender in Large-Scale Energy Infrastructure
This webinar is a part of the GECCO Energy webinar series and highlights some of the related information gaps, as well as difficulties in addressing gender considerations within mid- to large-scale renewable energy projects and what solutions exist for increasing access to benefits by women and men of communities located in the project’s vicinity. For more information about the webinar and speakers, please click here.
Geospatial services can benefit the people and the environment of the Amazon by supporting communities in monitoring their territories and addressing the various challenges they face, such as deforestation, illegal mining, climate change, and biodiversity loss.
As one of the most densely populated countries in the world, Bangladesh understands how critical a reliable energy supply is to the country's growth. However, Bangladesh is currently dependent on a waning natural gas supply and has reached a point where it must evaluate energy independent paths that are sustainable, cost-effective, and ensure long-term domestic energy supply.
When the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu were threatened by forest fires last September, firefighter Jessica Morón and her wildland firefighting team battled the flames to protect the historic sanctuary and its surrounding biodiversity.