The Caribbean Community, a subset of our 44 members, concluded its high-level pre-COP preparations today. The regional block is calling for a focus on robust and extensive scientific findings on climate change. The block’s complete statement is below. The Caribbean Community held its annual preparatory meeting ahead of this year’s Climate Change Conference that will […]
Climate action, and the Paris Agreement itself, depend on substantial climate financing. The GCF is the largest provider of technical and institutional support and training. It’s critical in helping developing countries implement their obligations under the Paris Agreement. In its brief existence, the fund has mobilized US$5 billion for climate action in nearly 100 countries, […]
The latest edition of EcoAmericas is now available. In the wake of Hurricane Dorian’s devastation of sections of The Bahamas, Volume 21, Issue 11 features an article, A destructive reminder: Caribbean needs to adapt, exploring the urgent need for climate adaptation across the Caribbean. Carlos Fuller, lead negotiator on climate change for AOSIS, is quoted […]
New York, 1st October 2019 The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the Alliance of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS) reaffirmed their commitment to implement the Paris Agreement and enhanced NDCs last week following the landmark UN Climate Action Summit. States across Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) remain deeply committed to […]
Ambassador Lois Young, Belize’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Chair of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States (AOSIS), spoke with CNN International’s Becky Anderson briefly on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 about the climate crisis and refugees.
UN report finds ecosystems never before under such threat and restoration is urgent
While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030.
Climate change is no longer a future event for tourism – it is altering the decisions of today’s travelers.
An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.
Researchers are scouring the planet for drought and heat-resistant crops as many Australian grain farmers face another failed winter season.