We live in a unique moment in history where the pace of technological change is evolving at an exponential rate and the speed of digital transformation has no precedence. Twenty years ago, the rate of digital traffic per day was approximately 20 gigabytes. Today, digital traffic has grown to two exabytes (EB) per day (1 EB is equal to 1billion gigabytes). Internet usage by … [Read more...] about Welcome to the first issue of The Next Wave Magazine!
IDB’s US$1billion commitment to climate-smart investments The President of the Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno and Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson hosted the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator launch, on August 9 at 12PM EST at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus Assembly Hall Kingston, Jamaica. The Most Honourable Andrew … [Read more...] about The IDB partners with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to build the first climate-smart zone
On my recent trip to Bermuda in November 2017, invited by the government of Bermuda to participate in the Bermuda Energy Summit 2017, I was able to experience first-hand how that island has adapted to withstand the frequent storms, hurricanes and droughts throughout many decades. First, as you can see from the photo below, there are no cables; 100% of the transmission cables … [Read more...] about An Example of Climate and Energy Resilience for the Caribbean