Premier Wayne Panton addresses the Nation

Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency

Today, more than 1 billion people, governments, institutions, and businesses around the world are celebrating Earth Day under the theme #InvestInOurPlanet.

Premier and Minister for Sustainability & Climate Resiliency says: “To me, investing in our planet means engaging all sectors of our society to accelerate solutions for climate resiliency and sustainable development, and challenging the idea that economic prosperity must come at the expense of our planet. Sustainability is the path to prosperity for humanity and businesses alike. We need to act boldly, innovate broadly, and implement equitably.”
You can watch Premier Panton’s full Earth Day message here:

Sustainability #caymanislands #earthday2023

The Right To Renewable Energy

The Right To Renewable Energy

This right to Alternative Energy, as outlined by Barbadian PM Mia Motley must be implemented in Bermuda.
The Cayman Islands are fighting for it to be included in their National Energy Policy. Andthis policy also needs to be spread to all of Britain’s remaining colonies.
It is time for the last monopolies to be made redundant, time for foreign owned capitalistic utilities to be brought under control.

The Mining Industry’s Next Frontier Is Deep, Deep Under the Sea

The Metals Company has tens of millions of dollars in the bank and partnerships with major maritime companies. The _Hidden Gem_’s foray last October marked the first time since the 1970s that any company had successfully trialed a complete system for harvesting nodules.
The main thing holding the company back is international law, which currently forbids deep-ocean mining. That may be about to change, however. Last year, the Metals Company teamed up with the tiny South Pacific island nation of Nauru to trigger an obscure process that could let them bypass the international prohibition and get a license to start full-scale operations as early as July 2024.
That prospect has sparked an outraged backlash. Environmental groups, scientists, and even some corporations in the market for battery metals fear the potential havoc of seabed mining. The oceans provide much of the world’s biodiversity, a significant chunk of humanity’s food, and the planet’s biggest carbon sink. No one knows how such an unprecedented incursion would affect the many life-forms that live in the abyssal depths, the marine life farther up the water column, or the ocean itself.