It’s about SURVIVAL. “SIDS need a threshold of less than 1.5 To Stay Alive! Members of SIDS DOCK are likely to be the largest economic losers with large displaced populations if average global temperatures go beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, corresponding to 350 ppm, which is considered the threshold for the continued survival of ecosystems essential to livelihoods in Small Island Developing States and low-lying coastal States.”
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Towards a Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres: Addressing Common Opportunities and Barriers Jointly for the Benefit of All
Nationally, most developing countries have introduced ambitious policies and targets to scale up renewable energy and energy efficiency markets, industries and innovation. However, particularly in many
The Commitment interviews Mr. Ronald Jean Jumeau, Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing State Issues of the Republic of Seychelles to the UN.
The Commitment: What outcome do you expect from the Climate Summit in Paris this December?
It’s about SURVIVAL. “SIDS need a threshold of less than 1.5 To Stay Alive! Members of SIDS DOCK are likely to be the largest economic losers with large displaced populations if average global temperatures go beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, corresponding to 350 ppm, which is considered the threshold…read more
The First Caribbean Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Technology Expo and Conference is being held from 20 to 23 January 2016, at The Grenada Trade Centre in St. Georges, Grenada. The 4-day event, titled, “Energy Services from Waste: The Development of a Regional Integrated Organic Waste Management Sector”, will showcase technologies that are likely to play major role in addressing the growing waste management challenges faced by small island developing states in the Caribbean,read more
Climate change adaptation for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is a matter of survival. SIDS collectively contribute less than 1 percent towards global greenhouse gas emissions, and yet their water, food, energy and economic security are already extremely vulnerable to climate change impacts. Blue Guardians is a Programme of SIDS DOCK being developed as a five-year USD 44 million public-private partnership (PPP) proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to achieve the UNFCCCread more
SIDS DOCK, in partnership with regional development banks and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Environment Programme (SPREP), is preparing a funding proposal for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), to support a cross-cutting risk mitigation project initially focused on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). In this connection, SIDS DOCK intends to seek a grant from the GCF’s Project Preparation Facility.read more
What is SIDS Dock?
“It is an initiative among member countries of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to provide the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) with a collective institutional mechanism to assist them transform their national energy sectors into a catalyst for sustainable economic development and help generate financial resources to address adaptation to climate change.”