US Virgin Islands aim for 60% reduction in fossil fuel energy consumption by 2025

Monday, December 3, 2012

Energy Development in Island Nations is an international partnership focused on helping small island developing states increase their energy independence.  Their most ambitious pilot project is based in the…

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The high cost of air conditioning

Monday, November 5, 2012

One of the many challenges facing small island developing states is to devise ways that stretch the capacity of the electrical infrastructure.  And one of the great burdens…

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Reimagining prosperity

Monday, October 22, 2012

Small island developing states face many challenges.  High on the list is economic growth and development.  For without growth livelihoods stagnate, deflating any hope of better times ahead. …

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In defense of sustainable islands

Monday, October 15, 2012

If anyone can make the case for sustainability, islanders can.  Basically, an islander understands that if they exhaust their natural resources, they could die.  Because there is nowhere…

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What is a sustainable island?

Monday, October 8, 2012

Sustainable, sustainability, sustainable development – these are terms that have become so overused that, for many, they have lost their impact.  The words have become clichés, rather than…

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About The Small Island States Foundation

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Places of great beauty, rich cultures, and diverse ecosystems, islands captivate the hearts of residents and visitors alike.  However the size and isolation of small island developing states…

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