23 Sep '11, 8pm

How Can This Island Nation Go 100% Carbon Neutral by 2020? (Video)

How Can This Island Nation Go 100% Carbon Neutral by 2020? (Video)

Interview with Dr. Waheed, Vice President of the Maldives Yesterday, the island nation of Maldives announced that it had mandated that 60% of its energy be produced by solar power as part of its bid to go carbon neutral by 2020. If successful, the Maldives would be the first country to do so. Dr. Mohammed Waheed, the Vice President of Maldives, was in New York to discuss his nation's plans. I caught up with him after a Climate Week talk. Dr. Waheed explained how Maldives was embracing solar, and how they planned on crowd-sourcing their quest for more carbon-reduction solutions.

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