Island Resilience News

April 9, 2021

BMR Energy rebuilds hurricane-damaged St. Thomas solar farm

BMR Energy, a Virgin Group company and developer, owner, and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America, announced today…

February 26, 2021

IRAC Resilience Scorecard Featured at CARIF 2021

The 2020/21 IRAC Task Force is charged with the development of an island Resilience Scorecard. As the IRAC Task Force builds out the scorecard, a…

January 28, 2021

Climate change puts pressure on failing Caribbean water supplies

While most people outside of rural mountainous areas in the Caribbean are connected to the public water supply, they frequently face outdated…

January 20, 2021

2020 Island Resilience Action Challenge: Uniting to define resilience in the face of climate and health threats

By: Kimberly Lewis, Lead Fellow, Advanced Energy Group At the tail end of a notably unprecedented and challenging year, Advanced Energy Group (AEG)…

December 22, 2020

IDB Report: Infrastructure crucial for The Bahamas and Caribbean future growth

Institutional reforms and investments in infrastructure will be key to foster economic recovery in The Bahamas and the Caribbean region, according to…

December 9, 2020

Renewables could help Caribbean islands become more hurricane-resilient

Solar panels connected to microgrids can come back online quickly after a storm, says Kaitlyn Bunker from the nonprofit Rocky Mountain Institute.…

December 1, 2020

IDB supports COVID-19 resilience in Caribbean countries

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a US$50 million loan to support member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States…