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Roger Léron Award 2022: Let’s celebrate Energy Efficiency Leaders

The Roger Léron Award is coming back in 2022 with a new focus: Energy Efficiency Leaders. Do you know a local/regional pioneer with a vision for h...

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The tiny islands leading the green transition

Small island communities have often been pioneers for sustainability and climate action. Are they a snapshot of a greener future, or a distraction fro...

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Island states meet to discuss suing Global North over climate change

A new alliance for climate reparations is seeking compensation from wealthier countries for loss and damage Leaders of small island nations met on Tue...

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The remote Shetland Islands are a surprising leader in the race to net zero

 Shetland, a group of islands off the coast of Scotland, is doing what we should all be doing: working with not against nature. It is making the most ...

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Climate change: IPCC report warns of ‘irreversible’ impacts of global warming

Many of the impacts of global warming are now simply “irreversible” according to the UN’s latest assessment. But the authors of ...

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GTI Report to be introduced in 2022 as key resource for islands and corporates

In 2022 GTI deepens technological scope with the Observatory and Academy, strengthens geographical focus in the e_Convention Malta, February 3 – All t...

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Countries, like the Seychelles and Belize, with coastal blue carbon ecosystems are increasingly looking to the ocean for climate change and business solutions. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPS

Blue ocean solutions for climate resilience and accelerated development

 Nairobi, Kenya, Dec 22 2021 (IPS) – Seychelles’ 115 islands are an exotic ocean ecosystem of beaches, coral reefs, and unique plant and animal ...

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The Beatrice field in the Moray Firth is the largest offshore wind farm in Scottish waters

Will ScotWind auction deliver a renewables revolution?

The ScotWind auction is the first time in a decade that plots of seabed in Scottish waters have been up for grabs. So when the successful bidders are ...

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The Les Cedres project on Reunion Island combines PV panels with organic farming

Reunion Island plans to go green

France’s overseas territory Reunion Island is aiming to produce all of its energy through renewables by the end of 2028. Though activists agree ...

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Deforestation in Indonesia has become a major political issue

Indonesia’s biodiesel drive is leading to deforestation

Indonesia pledged at the recent COP26 climate summit that its greenhouse gas emissions would peak by 2030 and then start to fall. It’s also ...

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