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Electrification is a necessary step in decarbonising EU transport sector http://bit.ly/2zs0HvV
EnergyEfficiency employs nearly 1 million in the EU https://t.co/ly6FohhiWD

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Climate News

Web-based approach to exploring global climate change across space and time. https://t.co/naZdtQm1Dc
Transport and climate: We need to act now http://bit.ly/2zuFem2

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Hazards & Physical Stories

What caused such deadly tornadoes in the U.S.? https://t.co/0fZjbUrOcN
Disaster Relief The public can help guide disaster relief, homeland security https://t.co/enojnicMV1
The largest recorded non-volcanic landslide in North America https://t.co/BqhUCvHnIn
Cryosat captures Greenland's shifting shape https://t.co/d8UuN9bFiC

Environment News

End-of-life tyres = 2.6m ton of waste a year EU #LIFE project recycle 95% https://t.co/Y4uJOjZDmY
Latin American countries commit to expand forest landscape restoration https://t.co/jHxT4Yxfgk
Almost 75% of Japan's biggest coral reef has died from bleaching, says report https://t.co/0agWgYREUC


Ocean Environment

Satellites are peering all the way to the bottom of the ocean. https://t.co/F8VwYBopzR
3-D Ocean Map Tracks Ecosystems in Unprecedented Detail https://t.co/fJDeO49eau
Seafloor Features Are Revealed by the Gravity Field https://t.co/IHfg2C9eL
Taming oceans of data with new visualization techniques https://t.co/W7pa6DFS9S

Human & Economic Stories

Agriculture Ministers Adopt Call for Action on Sustainable Water Use http://buff.ly/2ks28QF
China promises rights to citizens born in violation of one-child policy https://t.co/bRmFMxDw6U
Where are food supplies are most vulnerable to #climate change? https://t.co/WUg5mW06Yg
Beautiful urban architecture boosts health https://t.co/zRc1ak9qly
Maps that show us who we are (not just where we are) https://t.co/yjxqTwqOpp
2016 winter hits French ski workers in wallet https://t.co/1rfMYWvV8R
Sustainable agriculture, better-managed water supplies, vital to tackling water-food nexus - UN http://buff.ly/2jb0Ooa
Volcanoes Sparked an Explosion in Human Intelligence http://tinyurl.com/o42nrqr

Other Geo-News

Smart Geographies conference, Sofia November 2018 http://100-years.geography.bg/
5 GIS trends changing the world https://t.co/B0JpEdxOXC
Teachers--are you looking for a great art, science, social studies, or geography project? https://t.co/UoumEhefCY

Publications

Article on the 'changing nature of geography curriculum and assessment' https://t.co/oCdcAt641R
GI_Forum Journal published http://epub.oeaw.ac.at/gi_forum
Sarewitz on why the Pope's conservatism, disgusting to many climate scientists, may be what climate politics needs https://t.co/HrIxnx2fb7
ESRI GIS News in Education https://t.co/8XowRhuXSx
An international look at citizen science Kobori et al. 2016 https://t.co/ukre2xYZKE

Grants, Fellowships

Selected H2020 and Erasmus+ Calls

Current Calls

Open Calls

Global exploration fund for northern Europe research grants, National Geographic Society, US This supports hypothesis-based scientific research and is awarded based on potential for new advances in field sciences. The average award is 20,000 euros. http://tinyurl.com/clazwmr

European Space Agency invites applications from European university students for sponsorship to attend a range of conferences http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Education/SEMYPZE16AH_0.html

Sustainability project grants Grants are available in four different areas of focus; environment, empowerment, education and sustainable design. Programs or organizations applying for funding must serve communities where Alcoa has operating plants or offices. The minimum grant request is $15,000. http://tinyurl.com/pokkopg

Call for proposals Lifelong Learning Programme - Erasmus +, submission on various dates depending on Action http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm EDA: Earth observation and fuel dependencies - call for proposals http://www.eda.europa.eu/Procurements/

Europe for Citizens There are a range of different actions in this funding stream. Visit the following website for more information, including deadlines and dates: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/citizenship/index_en.php

Fellowships

CyberGIS Fellows program: http://cybergis.illinois.edu/news/140501_fellows.html

Grants for networking initiatives Irish Marine Institute These support short inward or outward visits aimed at fostering research collaboration and technology transfer, such as H2020 pre-application meetings or attendance at marine-related conferences and training courses overseas. Grants are worth up to 750 euros. http://tinyurl.com/nr6ae28

Grants for workshops and conferences Irish Marine Institute, IE These provide support for the organisation of national and international marine conferences and workshops in Ireland. Grants are worth up to 1,500 euros. http://tinyurl.com/ljq2by2

Teaching Resources

Eyjafjallajokull eruption case study https://t.co/h5ARDKitXN
Data Storytelling is more essential than ever in the Age of Big Data https://t.co/BSbKkA5LeE

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