Earth Today | Stakeholders welcome regional deliberations on special 1.5 report | News

LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS have welcomed news that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is to consider the recently approved Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius, ahead of the international climate talks in Poland in December.

Information from the CARICOM Secretariat is that CARICOM members will participate in preparatory meetings for the upcoming December Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, between November 12 and 14, in Barbados.

The CARICOM meeting – which will take the form of a two-day technical meeting and a one-day ministerial – is to, among other things, consider the SPM and a statement issued post the event.

“I think it is a good thing that CARICOM is recognising the report and…

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