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Piping hot power

Piping hot power

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‘Keep it in the ground!' is the rallying cry, when it comes to fossil fuels. However, in Dominica there is a clean, renewable, subterranean resource that the government is very keen to get out of the ground: heat.

Conor Lennon and Myra Lopes find out how the small country is vying to join the select group of countries powered 100% by renewables. And Matt Wells reports from Antigua, which is hosting the Small Islands Developing States conference, where the focus is on surviving the destructive consequences of the climate crisis. Today's guest is Stéphanie Fillion, UN Correspondent for The Asahi Shimbun.

What exactly are SIDS? https://www.un.org/ohrlls/content/list-sids

Dominica and geothermal energy: https://news.un.org/en/story/2024/04/1149136

SIDS4 Conference: https://news.un.org/en/search/sids4

Audio Credit
UN News/ Conor Lennon
Audio Duration
27'38"