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Supporting OECS sustainable energy plans

Friday, June 02, 2017

Sustainable energy plans for the OECS have been supported with Physical Planning and Energy Professionals from across the region having met in Antigua and Barbuda from 9th to 11th May 2017 for the OECS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Capacity Building Workshop. The workshop which was spearheaded by OECS Commission, was a collaborative effort amongst […]

T&T eyeing renewables for power generation

Friday, April 21, 2017

Rapheal John-Lall Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 Despite T&T’s history in the oil and gas sectors, the country has the goal to diversify some of its power generation towards renewable sources, said Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy Selwyn Lashley. He said T&T has been an oil-producing country for over 100 years, and despite […]

World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies in 111 Countries

Monday, February 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, February 15, 2017 – An increasing number of developing countries – Mexico, China, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Brazil, and South Africa – are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to a new World Bank Report. But there is huge room for improvement across […]

Wind Industry Celebrates One Million Jobs

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Global Wind Day 2016 Worldwide, 15 June. Record wind industry growth was reflected in a 5% increase in employment in the sector, which now employs 1.1 million1 people. Today, on Global Wind Day, GWEC highlights the socio-economic benefits generated by the global wind industry, in addition to supplying clean power. Global Wind Day is a […]

COP21: UN emphasizes crucial impact of young and future generations to tackle climate change

Friday, December 04, 2015

The halls of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) grew livelier today as hundreds of participants gathered to mark “young and future generations day,” an opportunity for youth to remind world leaders and negotiators of the need to reach an ambitious climate agreement to secure their future, according to the UN Envoy on Youth. […]

Ocean Conservation and Climate Change in the Americas

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Furthering the theme on Sustainable Development after its recent Ministerial Meeting, the OAS co-hosted an international discussion entitled “Our Shared Treasure: Oceans and Climate Change” on October 26 in Washington DC. The 67th OAS Policy Roundtable, sponsored by the Principality of Monaco and National Geographic, gathered expert panelists to discuss challenges and successful practices for […]