Greening the Islands Foundation

June 28, 2024

Join TwInSolar summer school #2 in La Rèunion!

Brussels, Belgium, June 25th, 2024 – Following the success of its first edition, the TwInSolar consortium is pleased to announce the second TwInSolar Summer School, scheduled to take place in La Réunion from 18th to 22nd November 2024. This event is designed for researchers at all levels, including postdoctoral researchers and PhD students, who are …

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Taking Stock of SIDS4: GTI is glad that the new plan includes some of its recommendations, starting from phasing out fossil fuels subsidies, but support and cooperation remain crucial

The 4th UN International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) took place at the end of May in Antigua and Barbuda. This represented a crucial milestone for all small islands worldwide, as it aimed at laying their course of action for the next decade on a path to resilient prosperity amidst manifold perils.   …

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Whatever the Shape – Islands Must be Circular

Management of waste – and, more generally, management of resources – shows specific challenges in islands, which compels to consider getting as circular as possible. As a matter of fact, whatever import of materials from the mainland, and whatever disposal of waste to the mainland, implies loading-shipping-unloading, which increases not only the environmental footprint, but …

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Youth Holds the Key to a Greener and Sustainable Mediterranean

The Mediterranean basin, located across three continents – Europe, Asia, and Africa – has always been a melting pot of civilizations and traditions. This unique geographical area has long been a hub for cultural exchanges, trade routes and technological advancements. However, the region today faces significant challenges, from climate change to socio-economic disparities, threatening its …

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