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Solar Desalination Has a Big Role to Play for Water Security on Small Islands. What Are the Barriers to Overcome?  

The GTI Observatory Members Contribute to Water Europe’s White Paper    Ensuring water security is gaining relevance by the minute in climate change-strained islands worldwide. Many small islands have limited freshwater resources, around 71% of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face water scarcity risks, according to UNESCO.    Climate change-related impacts on islands, including droughts …

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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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SIDS4: GTI Foundation Calls for Setting 100% Renewables as a Priority for Islands Over the Next Decade

GTI Foundation hosted a successful side event co-organised with UN DESA and the Government of Tonga, launched the GTI Sofa with interventions of Mia Mottley and Francesco La Camera Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation took active part in the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4), held on 27-30 May 2024 in Antigua …

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GTI Observatory Report – Navigating challenges and embracing a circular future for sustainable waste management on small islands

The GTI Observatory Report is a comprehensive work that looks at the main challenges faced by islands along their decarbonization path, analysing sector by sector the problems with a focus on technology, policy, and finance. With the involvement of the Observatory members and partners, it identifies the most innovative and sustainable solutions and presents the …

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Mediterranean Dialogue on Sustainable Energy and Climate will Drive Diplomatic and Political Mobilization for 1 Terawatt Renewable Energy Capacity in the Region by 2030 

Greening the Islands Foundation, Union for the Mediterranean, and the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency launched the initiative at the UfM Mediterranean Green Week 2024  Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation announced the establishment of a new platform for dialogue on the Mediterranean energy transition, in cooperation with the Union for the Mediterranean …

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GTI Observatory Report – Sustainable Agriculture: Increasing Islands’ Food, Environmental, and Economic Resilience Through Innovation and Circularity

The GTI Observatory Report is a comprehensive work that looks at the main challenges faced by islands along their decarbonization path, analyzing sector by sector the problems with a focus on technology, policy, and finance. With the involvement of the Observatory members and partners, it identifies the most innovative and sustainable solutions and presents the …

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Greening the Islands is Proud to Partner Once More with UN DESA for a Side Event at SIDS4 Focused on Accelerating Islands’ Energy Transition

The GTI Foundation’s side event at the 4th UN International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) was officially approved in the official program. The event, co-organised with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), is titled “Small Islands Leading the Energy Transition: Roadmaps to 100% Renewables” and will offer an exceptional …

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GTI brings islands at BETD

GTI at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue: Islands Strategic to Boost The Clean Energy Transition

Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation took part in two sessions of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), on 18 and 19 March 2024, following invitation from BSW, the German Photovoltaic Industry Association, and the international climate change think tank E3G.   Since inception in 2015, the BETD has become one of the world’s most important …

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GTI Observatory Committees Elect Chairs and Vice-Chairs 

The GTI Observatory is proud to announce a new significant step towards a strengthened structure. During a plenary meeting on March 7, the members of the leading Committees of the Observatory elected Chairs and Vice-Chairs.    Island Advisory Committee  Strategy Scientific Committee  Sai Navoti said, “2024 is a very important year for Islands. On 27 …

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Registration is Open for the Second Annual Local2030 Islands Network In-person Communities of Practice Meeting

Date: April 23-25, 2024 Description: The Local2030 Islands Network (L2030IN) warmly invites you to participate in the upcoming in-person meeting of the L2030IN Communities of Practice (CoP) on “Data for Climate Resilience” CoP and “Sustainable and Regenerative Tourism” at the Hawai‘i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai‘i from April 23-25, 2024.  These global communities bring together …

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