Report – By the PMC news desk
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says corporations must invest in renewable energy if small islands are to be lifted out of isolation and dependency on expensive imported fuel.
Ban spoke yesterday to a private sector forum being held a day before the UN Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) summit opened in Apia, Samoa, today.
The 52 Small Islands Developing States taking part in the SIDS summit are set to focus on the problems of climate change, depletion of fishing stocks in the Pacific, how to create sustainable agriculture and disaster risk reduction. Read more »