State of the Caribbean Climate 2017

Participants at the workshop in Guyana (Photo via DPI)
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(Department of Public Information) The impact of climate change across the Caribbean is bearing heavily on regional economies and countries are being urged to be aware of the debilitating effects.

They were also warned to keep an eye on the slow-onset impacts of climate change and the vulnerability they create.

The University of the West Indies (UWI), and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on Wednesday hosted a climate-smart workshop at the Pegasus Hotel, where the State of the Caribbean Climate 2017 report was also addressed.

Director of UWI’s Climate Studies Group, Professor Michael Taylor, said climate change has been making inroads through droughts and rises in sea level. The after-effects always drain the economy.

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