Prime Minister Mike Eman is committed to attend Rio+20.
Is your country planning on announcing new initiatives at Rio?
Aruba and the Carbon War Room announced a commitment at Rio to transition Aruba to 100% renewable energy. A sustainable growth roadmap will be developed that is consistent with Aruba’s consensus driven policy-making approach of “social dialogue” and will include these preliminary action areas:
TRANSPORT: implement new low emission technologies and emission reduction strategies and create world-class walkable destinations for tourists and residents
ENERGY EFFICIENCY: incentivize household retrofit and commercial energy efficiency
WATER MINIMIZATION – Water minimization measures for industry and households
RENEWABLES implement smart grid and commercially viable renewable generation technologies: The high price of petroleum on islands means that a wider range of technologies are commercially viable.
TOURISM: implementing a sustainable approach to smart growth in the tourism sector to create an inspirational holiday destination,
AGRICULTURE: create an agriculture sector in Aruba that makes the best use of water resources Read more here.