Greening the Islands Foundation

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December 3, 2020

EU to issue new regulation on energy storage: Greening the Islands in cooperation with EASE and EUROBAT send recommendations for the Commission to more comprehensively and effectively consider the islands context in the upcoming proposal.

Malta – December 3, 2020 The European Commission is expected to issue a proposal for a new EU energy storage Regulation on December 9, following last year’s evaluation of the Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC. Greening the Islands, alongside EASE and EUROBAT, the two reference …

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WHO publishes series of profiles on climate change and health in island states

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are among the most vulnerable nations to climate change in the world. Yet, many island states are also leading in the global response to climate change, through ambitious emissions reduction targets, adaptation actions, and developing climate resilient health systems. On 4 November 2020, WHO together with the Americas (PAHO) and …

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New UNEP programme to support climate resilience in Pacific Islands through early warning systems

A transformative new programme initiated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) aims to establish climate and ocean information services and multi-hazard early warning systems in Pacific Small Island Developing States, which are among the most vulnerable in the world when it comes to climate change, natural disasters and increasingly frequent or intense extreme climate events such …

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Volkswagen Group and Greece to create model island for climate-neutral mobility

 The Volkswagen Group and Greece have agreed to establish a groundbreaking mobility system on the Mediterranean island of Astypalea. To that end, the current transport system on the island will transition to electric vehicles and renewable power generation. In the long run, Astypalea will become a model island for climate-neutral mobility. A memorandum of understanding …

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Tidal power: Bardsey could be the planet\’s first \’blue energy\’ island

A marine energy project that uses the water between Bardsey Island and the mainland to create electricity has been backed by the Welsh Government. A total of £1.2m has been sunk into the Enlli tidal energy project in north Wales. That generates power by using the tide between Bardsey Island and the Llŷn Peninsula. Nova …

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Bringing Clean Water On Tap To Rural Villages In Polynesian Island Nation Of Tuvalu

Rural communities on one of the nine islands that make up the Polynesian nation of Tuvalu are anticipating how life will change when they are connected to piped clean water for the first time. Despite being surrounded by millions of square kilometres of ocean, just over half of the 12 million people who live in the Pacific …

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The Municipality of Lipari joins the Greening the Islands Observatory, with the support of the Aeolian Islands Preservation Foundation, thus setting out on a path to become one of the islands leading green innovation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Municipality of Lipari has announced at the GTI e_Convention that it has joined the Greening the Islands Observatory as Green Island Member, which is the highest membership level. The first phase of the project, financed by the Aeolian Islands Preservation Foundation, includes the setting up of a local Task Force for the Lipari island, …

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Il Comune di Lipari aderisce al Greening the Islands Observatory, con il supporto di Aeolian Islands Preservation Foundation, avviando un percorso che la unirà al club delle isole leader nell’innovazione per l’ambiente.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Il Comune di Lipari ha annunciato alla GTI e_Convention, l’iscrizione all’Osservatorio di Greening the islands come Green Island Member, che è il massimo livello di adesione. Il programma in una prima fase, che è stata finanziata da Aeolian Islands Preservation Foundation, prevede la creazione di una Task Force locale per l’isola di Lipali, che è la maggiore …

Il Comune di Lipari aderisce al Greening the Islands Observatory, con il supporto di Aeolian Islands Preservation Foundation, avviando un percorso che la unirà al club delle isole leader nell’innovazione per l’ambiente. Read More »