October 21, 2019

The UWI calls for Caribbean action based on UN IPCC report

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From UWI “Caribbean scientists have long held the position that (global temperature rise of) 1.5°C may be the limit of global warming that vulnerable regions such as ours can tolerate.” Professor Michael Taylor, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology at The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona Campus is commenting on […]

Sea level rise and its impact on the Cayman Islands

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This report uses the latest geospatial data and satellite telemetry to formulate various sea-level rise scenarios given current climate change predictions. Specifically, the report reveals what the real loss in terms of land area would be at various instances of sea-level rise. It accomplishes this objective with the aid of several up-to-date maps that have […]