Virgin Islands Club Wins Global Grant for Solar Refrigeration

Virgin Islands Club Wins Global Grant for Solar Refrigeration

By Doug White, Co-Chair, ESRAG Climate Solutions Task Force The Rotary Club of St. Thomas East ECO received a $55,000 Rotary International Global Grant for a solar refrigeration system for the Bordeaux Farmers Market. The 15-kilowatt PV array and 15 kW lithium battery...
Teachers, unleash your students’ climate leadership!

Teachers, unleash your students’ climate leadership!

ESRAG is thrilled to invite teachers worldwide to empower students as climate leaders through the Climate Innovation Challenge. By registering online by Jan. 20, 2023, teachers can access free curriculum for ages 8 through secondary school. The six lessons introduce...
Rotary Leaders Emphasize Environment at Zone Institute

Rotary Leaders Emphasize Environment at Zone Institute

By Yasar Atacik, ESRAG Chair-Elect Dedicated to “Climate Stability Through Environmental Sustainability,” Rotary’s Institute for Zones 1b, 9 and 10 took place 2-4 December at Abu Dhabi. This Institute put the spotlight on urgent environmental issues and...
With COP27 done, how Rotarians can catalyze resilience

With COP27 done, how Rotarians can catalyze resilience

The COP27 climate conference is over now. COP26 was much stronger than COP27 because it set clear mitigation targets and because more than 40 countries – including major coal-consuming nations like Poland, Vietnam and Chile – committed to shift away from coal....