Saturday, February 24, 2018

Climate Change

New Year’s Message from incoming chairman of CARICOM

2018 dawns for the Caribbean Community, with the prospect of seizing an opportunity out of a crisis. As we begin the rebuilding process after...

GRENADA – CDB approves funding to support climate-smart agriculture

The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5 million loan to support climate-smart agriculture and enterprise business development in Grenada. The project will assist the...

GUYANA – CARICOM lauds France’s fight against climate change

France’s dedication to the fight against climate change was applauded by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque. As he accredited a new Ambassador...

NEW YORK – Hurricane rains 15 percent worse due to climate change, scientists find

The rains of Hurricane Harvey that devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast this summer were 15 percent higher due to climate change, which is making...

MEXICO – World Bank invests $4.5 billion to arm cities against climate change

Cash-short cities with big ambitions to protect themselves from climate change will be able to tap into $4.5 billion in loans and technical support...

ST KITTS – How this island is sustaining its tourism product despite negative impacts...

The 2017 Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum that is currently underway in St. Kitts comes at an ideal time as the Caribbean is feeling...

PARIS – Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

Recent hurricanes have left unprecedented devastation across the Caribbean and it is a traumatic time for all those who live in the region. Whole...

Build Back Better: The Tiny Island of Dominica Faces New Climate Reality

By Desmond Brown ROSEAU, Dominica, Dec 4 2017 (IPS) - McCarthy Marie has been living in the Fond Cani community, a few kilometres east of...

ST KITTS – ECLAC establishes task force for Caribbean’s Debt Swap Initiative

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has established a task force to advance ECLAC’s Debt...

OP-ED – How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one...

By Irwin LaRocque and Achim Steiner Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later...