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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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Minorca to host the 5th international conference on European islands

International observatory established for sustainability of small islands Greening the Islands conference, Minorca 17-18 May 2018 The 5th international conference on island sustainability “Greening the Islands – The future of energy, water and mobility on islands in harmony with the biosphere” will be held this year on Minorca from 17 to 18 May. The event …

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Islands take the lead on circular economy. Three projects win the 2nd Greening The Islands Awards, spotlighted for their replicability on other islands

Awards given to Ta’u project with Tesla in the American Samoa islands, a centre for awareness about water resources on Malta and the adoption of Zero Motorcycles’ electric bikes by a local police force. Gran Canaria and Milan, 6 December 2016 – Small islands provide a natural laboratory for the circular economy, according to the …

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Small islands coming together in Malta to call on Paris summit to be considered as climate change laboratories

Islands to issue joint paper at Greening the Islands conference seeking clear global framework as a way to support renewable and sustainable solutions Group includes islands aiming for 100% renewable status and going “fossil free” as well as leaders in water desalination and sustainable mobility This unique event will host Malta\’s National Conference on promotion of electric …

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