ICTs, Innovation and the Challenge of Climate Change

By Don MacLean, Bill St. Arnaud on June 4, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to provide comments and suggestions aimed at helping the OECD Working Party on the Information Economy (WPIE) develop a work program on the subject of "ICTs and the Environment" under the general theme: "Impact of Networked ICTs on the Economy and Society."

This paper was prepared on the invitation of Industry Canada as a voluntary contribution to the OECD Workshop on ICTs and Environmental Challenges in Copenhagen on May 22-23, 2008. It reflects the personal views of the authors, which are not necessarily those of Industry Canada, CANARIE or IISD. Background information on the proposals presented in this paper is available at and

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Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) License., 2008