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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...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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PAHO Boss: Climate Change could affect health

WASHINGTON - The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has warned of the effects of climate change on health, as she called for building resilient health systems. Dr Carissa Etienne says climate More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Small states must insist on rights to climate change compensation

Caribbean small states should be readying themselves for a major joint push to make the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) a landmark occasion More...

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Minister for Foreign and CARICOM
Affairs of Trinidad & Tobago
By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Caribbean nations to UN: Extreme weather events leave no doubt climate change is real

NEW YORK - Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dennis Moses, echoing other senior government officials throughout the General Assembly’s annual general debate, questioned how, after the spate More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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St Lucia PM: “Time is against us” on climate change

CASTRIES -– A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) prime minister has reiterated the call for developed countries to assist Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their quest to combat the effects of climate change. The More...