Turks & Caicos (TCI) deepened its commitment to advancing renewable energy by joining the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge today. The Premier of Turks and Caicos, the Honorable Doctor Rufus Ewing, and Carbon War Room Operation Director, Justin Locke, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing to work together to reduce the island’s dependence on fossil fuels through increased renewable energy production and improved energy efficiency. Read More.
To celebrate the United Nations Environment Programme's World Environment Day, the Carbon War Room is pleased to announce the addition of both Colombia and Grenada to its Ten Island Challenge. Read More.
Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute are leading a joint effort to unlock opportunities to scale renewable energy projects across the Caribbean. This work was accelerated on Necker Island three weeks ago with commitments from the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dominica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Tucks & Caicos to join the Ten Island Renewable Challenge, and fast-track individual projects to demonstrate sustainability solutions on islands. Government representatives from thirteen Caribbean countries convened with CEOs and executives from over thirty corporations and institutions to build projects and support networks for this work. Read More.
In a joint effort to unlock opportunities on scaling renewable energy projects across the Caribbean basin, Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute brokered commitments from the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dominica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Tucks & Caicos. Read More.
"We are excited to be sharing the latest consultation draft of the Carbon War Room Report, Smart Growth Pathways: Building a Green Platform for Sustainable Aruba, as a conversation starter." Peter Boyd, COO, Carbon War Room
As part of the partnership between the Carbon War Room and the Government of Aruba, Carbon War Room President Jose Maria Figueres has officially released the roadmap for how the Government of Aruba can build a low-carbon future. The roadmap, captured in Smart Growth Pathways: Building a Green Platform for Sustainable Aruba, was presented to the Prime Minister at a press conference on Friday October 11 in Oranjestaad, Aruba. Read More.