Saturday, February 24, 2018

Climate Change

DUBAI – Antigua and Barbuda and UAE to collaborate on Green Barbuda Project

Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who is on a visit to the United Arab Emirates, on Monday held a bilateral discussion with Dr. Thani Ahmed...

GRENADA – CCCCC in resilience building, cooperation talks with regional leaders

Executive Director Dr. Kenrick Leslie headed a delegation of senior officers from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) to Barbados and Grenada from...

BARBADOS – CDB announces US$800 million for disaster recovery

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith, has announced that the institution is making US$800 million available to help Borrowing Member...

BELIZE – CCCCC secures GCF funding to develop renewable energy project for Belize

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) is celebrating the Caribbean’s first project preparation facility (PPF) grant with the approval last week, of US$694,000...

DALLAS – Exxon sees limited impact on business from climate policies

Exxon Mobil has told shareholders that it doesn't think policies to combat climate change will have much effect on its business and that demand...

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – BVI diplomat and Cambridge to consider UK policy toward Caribbean...

BVI London Office Director Benito Wheatley has been selected by the University of Cambridge's Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) as a 2018 Policy...

GUYANA – Two new Ambassadors to CARICOM accredited

Developing the world’s first climate resilient countries is a key focus for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for 2018 which promises to be a year...

DOMINICA – PM thanks St Kitts-Nevis for post Maria recovery assistance

The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has expressed his gratitude to the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis...

WASHINGTON – Weather disasters cost U.S. record $306 billion in 2017 -NOAA

Weather and climate-related disasters cost the United States a record $306 billion in 2017, the third-warmest year on record, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

FLORIDA – Iguanas becoming frozen, falling from trees during cold snap

It's so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees. The National Weather Service in Miami said temperatures dipped below...