12 Aug '18, 11pm

Caribbean nations and businesses launch $1bn low carbon development drive

Caribbean nations and businesses launch $1bn low carbon development drive

More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world's first 'climate smart zone' and help fast track low carbon development across the region. Covering an area of one million square miles and more than 40 million people, the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator comes backed by $1bn from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which originally made the funding pledge at French President Emmanuel Macron's One Planet Summit last year. Related articles Community eco-farm launches £500,000 share offer Caribbean nations and businesses launch $1bn low carbon development drive Cheers to that: Drax in talks with beer industry over CCS solution to CO2 shortage Lift off: Mitsubishi greenhouse gas 'hunting' satellite set for launch Clean tech to the fore in £780m Catapult Centre funding pledge The programme, which ...

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