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Region urged to use UWI climate work to help guide resilience


Two recent articles point to the value of work being done by the Climate Studies Group, Mona (CSGM). In a Jamaica Observer article, former managing director of the Water Resources Authority Basil Fernandez is recommending that instead of waiting for funding from rich donors to implement climate change mitigation works, Jamaican authorities should use locally developed applications. In this respect, he acknowledged that the work of the Climate Studies Group at The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Climate Change Unit in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation would be “pivotal”.  In a GOFAD blog examining the Caribbean response to the COP26 legacy it notes that the recent State of the Caribbean Climate report produced by the CSGM and collaborators is “expansive in advancing policy options, which can in turn play a key role in facilitating the Caribbean's transition to a resilient future.”

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Published on 19 Nov, 2021

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