COP26 is over, and although the final agreement may not have the language that many of us had hoped for, there were some positive outcomes. A few key inclusions such as emissions reporting guidelines and recognition of fossil fuels as the cause of global temperature rise are promising additions…
Caribbean island nations are on the front lines of climate change. At the same time, they are also first movers in carrying out the energy transition on a national scale.
We spoke with Owen Lewis, project operations manager for RMI’s Islands Energy Program, about what this system means for the island.
Unlocking the flow of finance remains one of the key challenges holding back climate progress in the Global South—and threatening to cast a shadow over COP26.
From more intense hurricanes to the danger that sea level rise will inundate entire communities, climate change is an existential threat to islands around the world. And since this has been clear for a long time, in 2009, as part of COP16—the United Nations climate change conference—developed countries committed to…