“We need leadership. We need collective action, ” was part of the Honorable Minister Mr. Tiarite George Kwong’s speech during the High Level Segment at UNFCCC COP 19th Meeting, Warsaw, Poland 19 – 21 November 2013
Carbon dioxide pollution levels in Earth’s atmosphere hit a record high in 2012, according to a UN report released Wednesday. The concentration of carbon dioxide, a primary contributor to global warming, is far beyond the level some scientists and environmental groups say is the upper limit for a safe level.
Following major solar PV material supply contract, Laos-based Sunlabob has also been hired to provide technical training and capacity building for local engineers in Kiribati. Shifting Kiribati’s focus to reliable solar energy will provide a more secure and sustainable power source for the country’s people, President Anote Tong said.