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Tuvalu commits to 100% clean electricity by 2020

climatechangeRising sea levels are something small island nations like Tuvalu and the Maldives cannot ignore. That is why the Pacific state of Tuvalu just joined the Maldives as a leader in renewable electricity generation. They committed to get all of their electricity from renewables like wind and solar by the year  Continue reading

Maldives pledges climate leadership – carbon neutrality by 2019!

maldives-picThere aren’t many countries more threatened by climate change than the 1,000+ atolls of the Maldives. This coral reef paradise rarely rises more than 5 feet above sea level (~1.5 meters) and thus faces the threat of mostly disappearing by century’s end. Their President Mohamed Nasheed decided not to wait for other countries to act, and yesterday pledged Continue reading