July 24, 2021

UWI Dean reveals ‘greener’ plans for the University’s sporting facilities

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. W.I. Friday, July 2, 2021—Dean of The University of the West Indies Faculty of Sport, Dr Akshai Mansingh is intent on transforming sporting facilities at the four landed campuses of the regional university towards net zero carbon emissions. In so doing, the facilities would be powered entirely by renewable energy […]

New Partnership to help tackle Climate Change between National Trust for the Cayman Islands and Island Offsets

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29th June 2021 – The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) is now partnering with a new local non- profit organization, Island Offsets, to conserve Cayman’s natural heritage. Both groups are working together to tackle climate change by thinking globally and acting locally. “The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is proud of this milestone. We […]

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species loss together, say UN scientists

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Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute The natural world is undergoing two enormous crises that are currently threatening the natural world: climate change and biodiversity loss. These crises are intertwined. Climate change is cur­rently impacting 19 percent […]

AOSIS Statement at US Leaders Summit on Climate Change organised by President Joe Biden

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 — President Biden, I thank you for convening this very important gathering to address the most significant threat facing our one planet and our one humanity.  We are grateful that the United States and China have pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and we look forward to swift action in their […]

IMF / Kristalina Georgieva and John Kerry on Climate Change

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As the world emerges from COVID-19, there is renewed impetus to tackle climate change. Ahead of COP26, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva joined U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry to discuss how to turn climate ambitions into action while creating vibrant and inclusive opportunities as part of the transition to the new climate economy as part of IMF and World […]

OECS launches Virtual Art Exhibition on Climate Change and Human Mobility

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Friday, March 19, 2021 — On Friday March 12, 2021, the OECS Commission, in collaboration with the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) and MeCurator Art Gallery, successfully launched an exciting virtual art exhibition entitled “Climate Change: An Eastern Caribbean Journey.” The exhibition has its origins in a photo contest focusing on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate […]

COP25: Small island states rally together to secure ‘Best Possible Outcome’

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By Crispin d’Auvergne Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — At its conclusion, on the afternoon of Sunday 15 December, and by the time the Parties adopted the final decision, this year’s 25th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-25) had earned the distinction of being the longest on record. Originally scheduled […]

Bretton Woods at 75: The future of multilateralism

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*Monday at Georgetown Law + via Live Stream* As the World Bank and IMF turn 75, experts discuss the “crisis of multilateralism” and the  future of trade, inclusive globalization, human rights & governance and more WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law’s Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) together with the Bank Information Center […]

The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis’ Address at the United Nations General Assembly

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Statement by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis to the General Assembly Debate of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Friday, September 27, 2019 Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, it is a privilege to address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Every year at this […]

St. V & G: Town hall meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 — A town hall meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change will be held on September 20th at Buccament Bay, Bay Area in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The media are invited to attend.  WHATThe town hall meeting aims to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change, migration of population and […]