Premier Mark Brantley provides statement on COP28

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St Kitts and Nevis: Premier of Nevis and the leader of the opposition in the parliament of St Kitts and Nevis, Mark Brantley gave a statement on December 4 associated with COP28.

He commenced his statement by saying that the PM Terrance Drew is attending the COP 28 which is being held in Dubai. He further added that he commends UAE (United Arab Emirates) for its achievement.

The achievement is connected with the creation of a loss and damage fund to provide aid to the nations to help recovering from climate disasters. 

Moreover, he commended the leaders across the world and especially the leaders from the Caribbean for their tireless support associated with climate change.

Further, Mark Brantley added that climate challenges now have become a part of reality for billions of people rather than just being limited to academic lectures.

While presenting a statement, he added that presently the Caribbean is under threat due to more drought, warmer oceans, more violent hurricanes. Also, he shared that the country St Kitts and Nevis need the potential to harness renewable energy resources for the benefits of St Kitts and Nevis.

Probing ahead, he highlighted that the large deposit for geothermal energy will lead towards the development of new industries and a new economy based on renewable energy.

He Further said that such an action is truly revolutionary and the realization of geothermal energy promises to make St Kitts and Nevis, the first nation in the world for the generation of electricity entirely off fossil fuels.

While extending his statement, he mentioned that through this St Kitts and Nevis will be able to declare to the world that the country is the greenest place on the planet Earth.

In connection with this, the country is imagining to be fueled by renewable energy to be a global example of a sustainable island. Importantly, geothermal energy will allow the country to have cleaner and cheaper energy which would directly lead towards energy security.

“ Cheap clean energy allows us to achieve greater desalination efforts to bring more portable water to our people,” said Mark Brantley.

This as well would provide the farmers to cultivate more in the region. This as well will provide new jobs to the citizens by every means be it food, water.

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