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Europe’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Sea-Going Ferry Is Powered Purely by Renewable Energy

When innovative companies, government institutions, and universities join forces to bring positive changes, the result can only be a great one. Hyseas...

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Leaders in Glasgow finally acknowledge islands are uniquely threatened by climate change, but measures do not match urgency

At COP26 GTI strengthens international partnerships with key stakeholders The Glasgow climate summit has been seen by many as a faint step in the righ...

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IRENA, Small Island States Align to Accelerate Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) have signed an agreement that will see the two organ...

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The Resilience Scorecard is transforming how Caribbean nations are responding to the climate crisis

The impacts of climate change are different around the world – the same solution for Germany or the United States cannot be implemented in Domin...

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Mia Mottley, prime minister of Barbados, speaking at the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture in Geneva, Switzerland, September 10, 2019. Photo by Timothy Sullivan, via UNCTAD on Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Barbados prime minister Mia Mottley’s defence of Small Island Developing States at COP26 makes her a regional rock star

‘Caribbean people have NEVER been more proud’ Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley’s representation of and advocacy for the Caribb...

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A boy rides through floodwaters near high tide in a low-lying area of Tuvalu, in the South Pacific. Pacific island leaders have expressed disappointment at the Cop26 climate summit’s outcome. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Cop26: Pacific delegates condemn ‘monumental failure’ that leaves islands in peril

Representatives particularly disappointed by softened language on coal and a lack of funding to pay for loss and damages Pacific representatives and n...

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A girl walks past the cemetery in Jenrok village on the Majuro atoll, the capital of the Marshall Islands. During high tides the cemetery and some of the nearby houses become inundated. Photograph: Vlad Sokhin/World Bank

Rising sea levels threaten Marshall Islands’ status as a nation, World Bank report warns

Large parts of Pacific country’s capital would be permanently flooded and islands would disappear, according to new projections Projected sea level ri...

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Greece’s Popular Islands Are Crowded — With Plastic

The Aegean islands are parched. Breaking the dependency on imported water will take more than the will of eco-conscious residents. Alexandros Petrop...

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Minik Rosing, Professor at University of Copenhagen, presents glacial mud close to Nuuk, Greenland on September 10, 2021. (Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters)

How Greenland’s melting glaciers could boost climate-friendly farming

The glacial rock flour left behind by a retreating ice sheet is “kind of wonder material,” says a Greenlandic geologist. NUUK FJORD, Green...

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8th GTI e_Convention: islands becoming testbeds for the integration of technology, policy and finance to boost sustainable transition

 GTI Awards see raising quality and ambition in island projects – winners 2021: Kökar (Aland Islands), Santiago & Maio (Cape Verde), Maldives, Cha...

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