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By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Caribbean Ministers of Health meet to approve plan on health system resilience in the face of climate change

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate convenes health authorities and experts from PAHO/WHO to develop an Action Plan for Small Island Developing States in the Region WASHINGTON -  Ministers from across More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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IPCC releases 1.5 Report with dire warning for the Caribbean and the world

BELMOPAN - The highly anticipated 1.5 degrees’ report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been released, and the news is dire. But while scientists “sound the alarm about complacency”, More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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11 disturbing developments related to climate change

Threats due to climate change have brought the situation to an unprecedented low point; sea level rise, sea ice melting and an increase in higher temperatures are just a few examples. It is a warning that was published More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Sister Cities International and Caribbean Climate Smart Accelerator announce partnership

WASHINGTON - Sister Cities International, the largest citizen diplomacy network in the United States, is partnering with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to develop training opportunities, special resilience More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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IDB to join new Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to facilitate $1 billion of investments

WASHINGTON - The Inter-American Development Bank will partner with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to program and implement the additional $1 billion in funds that it pledged for climate smart-investments More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Building the Caribbean’s climate resilience to ensure basic survival

ST GEORGE’S - In 2004, when the Category 4 hurricane Ivan hit the tiny island nation of Grenada and its 151 mph winds stalled overhead for 15 hours, it devastated the country. But not before pummelling Barbados More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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FAO warns climate change will significantly impact Caribbean fisheries

BRIDGETOWN - A new research report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) cautions that climate change is expected to significantly reduce fisheries globally by 2050, including in More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Prime Minister Rhuggenaath speaks in the UN Security Council

NEW YORK - Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath today represented the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the debate in the UN Security Council on climate-related security risks. Below his contribution: ,,I am particularly More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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OECS to observe first-ever regional climate change day

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will tomorrow observe the region’s first-ever Climate Change Day. This observance has its origins in the growing recognition of the impacts that climate change More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Building a climate-resilient community among matters for discussion at CARICOM meeting

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The Caribbean Community’s push to build a more climate-resilient community following the devastating 2017 hurricane season is among matters for deliberation by CARICOM Heads of Government at their More...