Here’s hoping with ALL my might!! #PuertoRico … ‘Puerto Rico has ambitious plans to transform its hurricane-battered electric grid to rely entirely on renewable energy by 2050.’
A new climate plan also includes measures to make the hurricane-battered island more climate resilient.
Puerto Rico has ambitious plans to transform its hurricane-battered electric grid to rely entirely on renewable energy by 2050.
The move is part of a multimillion-dollar program to reduce the U.S. territory’s carbon footprint and make it more climate resilient, Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced yesterday.
The clean energy goal is one of 10 measures included in the newly released plan dubbed the “Puerto Rico Pledge for Climate Change.”
Other measures involve taking steps to mitigate coastal erosion, including the planting of 500,000 trees in coastal habitats with hopes of reducing the effects of sea-level rise on shoreline communities, where most Puerto Ricans live and work.
“Puerto Rico is especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change due to its geographical location,” said Rosselló, 39…
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