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Global South

Keeping the Lights on during Hurricanes

As Hurricane Grace and Tropical Storm Henri cause destruction up and down the Atlantic, people living on islands and coastal territories must prepare for an above average hurricane season. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted that we could see up to ten hurricanes in the…

Fanning Island, also known as Tabuaeran, is one of the islands of Republic of Kiribati.

Why Disappearing Islands Should Matter to All of Us

The Republic of Kiribati is disappearing. The group of 33 Pacific Islands, home to more than 100,000 people, is one of the most vulnerable nations in the world to climate change. As the islands average only six feet above sea level, they are the proverbial canary in the coal…

How Pension Funds Can Help Electrify Africa

Almost 600 million people in Africa do not have access to electricity. Bringing them clean, affordable, and reliable electricity will require massive investment. At the same time, African pension funds are actively seeking to grow their assets under management (AUM) and diversify their asset portfolios. If these pension…

yellow fields and solar panel arrays

Weathering Climate Risks

Without resilience planning, climate change threatens the pace of the energy transition, in addition to affecting overall energy security and the social benefits that clean energy affords.