October 17, 2021

Eastern Caribbean Regional Climate Change Implementation Plan launched

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Monday, May 14, 2018 — Tuesday 8th May saw the launch of the Eastern Caribbean Regional Climate Change Implementation Plan. The Plan is the final output of the Eastern Caribbean Regional Climate Change Implementation Project which was funded by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and executed by Carbon Trust Advisory Ltd. and Climate Analytics […]

Loss and damage costing and financing mechanisms: Caribbean outlook

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By Adelle Thomas, Inga Menke, and Olivia Serdeczny From Climate Analytics As global temperatures continue to increase, Caribbean SIDS face significant levels of both economic and non-economic loss and damage. The region has seen an increase in the number of recorded weather and climate hazards and resultant impacts on biophysical and human systems. Loss and […]

UNFCCC outlines lessons learnt on NAPs, Caribbean Island States launch NAPs

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By Elena Kosolapova, Ph.D From IISD STORY HIGHLIGHTS The UNFCCC report compiles information on, among others, progress, lessons learned, gaps and needs, as well as financial and technical support received by developing countries and provided by developed countries, in the process to formulate and implement NAPs as at 9 February 2018. In relation to gaps […]

The Lima Climate Summit: a failure in all but name

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By Curtis Doebbler From Counterpunch The 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that was held in Lima, Peru during the first two weeks of December 2014 was never intended to be a break-through Summit. It was merely hoped that it would keep States on track […]