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ICTs can help combat climate change, ITU says

GENEVA – The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) wants the importance of information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a cross-sectoral tool to combat climate change to be recognized in the upcoming Copenhagen Agreement.The announcement was made Monday during the first Virtual International Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change.As the UN specialized agency for ICTs, ITU is also participating in meetings in Bangkok and Barcelona where preparation of the Copenhagen Agreement is taking place, in order to have the importance of ICTs recognized in the final text.The UN conference on climate change will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark in