Belize

Grenada Joins Regional Call For Action On Climate Change

October 3, 2015       NEW YORK, USA — A framework for climate change “cannot wait,” Grenada’s foreign minister said on Friday, joining other leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean calling for urgent action in the United Nations General Assembly. “The impacts of climate change are already being felt the world over,” said […]

Caribbean Artists Raise Their Voices to Educate Citizens about Climate Change

August 10, 2015     CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Monday August 10, 2015, IPS – Award-winning St. Lucian poet and playwright Kendel Hippolyte thinks that Caribbean nationals should view the Earth as their mother. “For me, the whole thing is so basic: the earth that we are living on and in is our mother and there […]

Environment Division Accredited to the Adaptation Fund

August 6, 2015       ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Aug 06 2015 – The Environment Division in the Ministry of Health and the Environment, under the leadership of Ambassador Diann Black Layne, has been accredited as a National Implementation Entity to the Adaptation Fund of the Climate Change Convention. This means that the Environment Division […]

Belize commits to 100 per cent clean energy with Carbon War Room

  Belize has announced its intention to become fully powered by renewable energy, after joining the Carbon War Room’s high profile.   The country’s government has this week announced ambitious targets to transition away from fossil fuels for transportation and energy on the Cayes, its outlying islands.   The Caribbean nation is expected to particularly […]

Belize – Mexico Student Exchange on Climate Change

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and the Embassy of Mexico to Belize are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the first Belize – Mexico Student Exchange on Climate Change. A contingent of 32 students and eight teachers from four Belmopan-based schools, along with four members of staff from the CCCCC and a […]

Four Country Coastal Protection Project Sensitization Meeting Underway in the Caribbean

June 19, 2015   The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre launched a four country Coastal Protection Project Sensitization Meeting on Monday, June 16 which will run until Tuesday, June 30. The Coastal Protection Project aims to reduce the ‘Climate change induced risks for the coastal population of Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean’ primarily […]

In Belize, Climate Change Drives Coastal Management

FISHERMEN FROM ACROSS BELIZE WILL SEE MAJOR BENEFITS FROM THE MCCAP PROJECT, WHICH SEEKS TO RE-TRAIN THEM IN ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOODS TO LESSEN THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES. CREDIT: AARON HUMES/IPS A FIVE-YEAR PROJECT LAUNCHED HERE IN BELIZE CITY IN MARCH SEEKS TO CEMENT A SHIFT IN VIEW OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT ON […]

5Cs Leads Four Country Risk Management Talks, Round Two

A team from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (5Cs), along with representatives from the UK based consulting group Acclimatise, are leading a series of high-level workshops in Suriname, Barbados, Jamaica and Belize from February 11 to 20. The team, which is now in Suriname for the first event, is conducting the second set of […]

We are building a network of Climate Change Clubs!

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) welcomed a group of 25 students from the Belmopan Comprehensive High School today for an interactive climate change exchange. The visit forms part of a broader engagement with young people in an effort to create a network of school-based environmental clubs with a strong climate change focus across the region. […]

“Partnering for Survival” – Dr Kenrick Leslie calls for deeper partnerships to address Climate Change at COP 20

Dr Kenrick Leslie, CBE, Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, addressed delegates at the UNFCCC COP 20/MOP 10 on December 12, 2014. Dr Leslie’s address focused on the Caribbean’s successes in tackling Climate Change in spite of significant challenges and urged greater partnerships to address Climate Change. Peruse Dr Leslie’s “Partnering for […]