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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Expect stronger and more frequent in-flight turbulence because of climate change

READING – At least 27 passengers were injured when an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok hit severe turbulence earlier this month. But according to scientists, this may soon not rank as an isolated incident, More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Caribbean scientists work to limit climate impact on marine environment

KINGSTON – Caribbean scientists say fishermen are already seeing the effects of climate change, so for a dozen or so years they’ve been designing systems and strategies to reduce the impacts on the industry. While More...

Corals
By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Climate impact on Caribbean coral reefs could be mitigated

CAHUITA – A few dozen meters from the Caribbean beach of Puerto Vargas, where you can barely see the white foam of the waves breaking offshore, is the coral reef that is the central figure of the ocean front of More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Caribbean pursues green growth despite uncertain times

A wind farm in Curaçao. In late 2015, Caribbean countries joined a global agreement to phase out fossil fuels and shift to renewable energies such as wind and solar power. (Photo credit: Desmond Brown/IPS) BRIDGETOWN More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Climate change solutions can’t wait for US leadership

BRIDGETOWN – From tourism-dependent nations like Barbados to those rich with natural resources like Guyana, climate change poses one of the biggest challenges for the countries of the Caribbean. Nearly all of More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Last year’s weird weather proves man-made climate change is real

Record-breaking droughts and heat waves are among a host of tangible signs in 2016 that earth’s climate has changed, scientists say. LONDON – Even as US President Donald Trump dismantles environmentally-friendly More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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El Nino and Global Warming blamed for Zika spread

LONDON – The combination of climate change and last year’s El Niño phenomenon likely created the perfect playground for the Zika virus to spread rapidly across South America, a new study finds. Both the Zika More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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US embassy hosts Eastern Caribbean citizen science and climate change program

BRIDGETOWN - The US Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is hosting Dr Gillian Bowser, research scientist at Colorado State University, in a three-country More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Latin America to redouble climate efforts in New York

NEW YORK – The countries of Latin America will flock to sign the Paris Agreement, in what will be a simple act of protocol with huge political implications: it is the spark that will ignite actions to curb global More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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IDB provided $3.8 billion in environmental sustainability and climate change products in 2015

WASHINGTON - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the main source of multilateral financing for the Latin America and the Caribbean, committed $3.8 billion for projects that target climate change adaptation More...