Thursday, September 6, 2007

Cayman Institute makes presentation to Cabinet

Press Release
George Town, Cayman Islands 7 September 2007

The Cayman Institute, on August 7th. 2007 made a presentation to the Cabinet of the Cayman Islands Government on energy security.

The Cayman Institute is an apolitical, privately funded, non profit organization established to consider the long term effects and implications of diverse technological, sociological, economical and cultural issues to the Cayman Islands.

A modern, carefully crafted energy policy, creating the legislative and policy frameworks is imperative for all states today. For Small Island Developing States (SIDS) without the resources of developed nation an energy security is even more important.

“The use of alternative forms of energy, solar, wind, ocean thermal conversion, hydrogen and geothermal are vitally necessary to mitigate the threat global warming as well as that of deminishing and ever more costly petroleum based fuels“, said Nick Robson Chairman and founder of the institute. Read the Report (This is a PDF document and will open in a new window)