October 21, 2019

Exhibition Invitation: “Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change”

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From OECS Thursday, October 4, 2018 — A ground-breaking exhibition to raise public awareness of the impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States is being held at the Saint Lucia Harbour Club from the 8th – 12th October. Under the theme: “Building Resilience on the Frontlines of Climate Change” the interactive exhibition is […]

First Regional Investment Forum on Meeting Paris Climate Targets to be held in Saint Lucia on October 11 & 12

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — The first Forum of the Caribbean Nationally Determined Contibutions Finance Initiatives (NDC FI) will be held on October 11 and 12 in Saint Lucia. Under the Paris Climate Agreement adopted at COP21, countries all agreed to contribute to the global climate effort. Their respective commitments were expressed in Nationally Determined […]

We could cross a global warming red line by 2022

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BY ANDREW FREEDMAN From Mashable Within the next five years, global average surface temperatures may temporarily breach a key guardrail set out by the Paris Climate Agreement, according to a new report from the U.K. Met Office.The report warns that global average temperatures are “likely” to exceed 1 degree Celsius, or 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, above […]

Global warming

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Dramatic photos from around the world show what global warming looks like BY MARIA GALLUCCI From Mashable The effects of climate change are already visible in communities across the world. Prolonged droughts are zapping fields dry from Texas to Tanzania. Powerful storms are flooding homes from North Carolina to Nepal. At the farthest ends of […]

The Editor Speaks: Global warming

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While the rest of the world embraced mostly with enthusiasm the Paris Climate Agreement that 196 world nations have committed to, there has been little or no response to it here in the Cayman Islands. I have been waiting for a government response as they seem to like to add their pinch of salt to […]