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Articles on Climate Change and the Caribbean

  • Charlery J, Nurse L (2010). Areal downscaling of global climate models: an approach that avoids data remodeling. Clim Res 43:241-249

  • Campbell, J.D, M.A. Taylor, T.S. Stephenson, R.A. Watson and F.S. Whyte. 2010. Future climate of the Caribbean from a regional climate model. Int. J. Climatol. DOI: 10.1002/joc.2200

  • Centella A, A. Bezanilla and K. Leslie, 2008: A Study of the Uncertainty in Future Caribbean Climate Using the PRECIS Regional Climate Model. Technical Report, Community Caribbean Climate Change Center, Belmopan, 16pp

  • Mimura, N., L Nurse, R. F.  McLean, J Agard, L Briguglio, P Lefale, R  Payet, and G Sem. 2007. Small islands. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. In Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, edited by M. L. Parry, O. F. Canziani, J. P. Palutikof, P. J. van der Linden and C. E. Hanson. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  • Taylor, M.A., A Centella, J Charlery, I Borrajero, A Bezanilla, J Campbell, R Rivero, et al. 2007. Glimpses of the Future: A Briefing from the PRECIS Caribbean Climate Change Project. Belmopan, Belize. : Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre.

  • Alexander, L.V., X. Zhang, T.C. Peterson, J. Caesar, B. Gleason, A.M.G. Klein Tank, M. Haylock, D. Collins, B. Trewin, F. Rahimzadeh, A. Tagipour, K. Rupa Kumar, J. Revadekar, G. Griffiths, L. Vincent, D.B. Stephenson, J. Burn, E. Aguilar, M. Brunet, M. Taylor, M. New, P. Zhai, M. Rusticucci, J.L. Vazquez-Aguirre.  2006 : Global observed changes in daily climate extremes of temperature and precipitation. Journal of Geophysical. Research, 111(D5) 5109 DOI: 10.1029/2005JD006290.

  • Castro, D.M., R.P. da Rocha, A. Benzanilla-Morlot, L Alvarez-Escudero, J.P. Reyes- Fernández, Y Silva-Vidal, and R.W.  Arritt. 2006. Sensitivity studies of the RegCM3 simulation of summer precipitation, temperature and local wind field in the Caribbean region Theoretical and Applied Climatology 86:5 - 22.

  • Angeles, M.E., J.E. Gonzalez, D.J. Erickson III, and J.L. Hernández. 2006. Predictions of future climate change in the Caribbean region using global general circulation models  Int. J. Clim. 27 (5): 555-569.

  • Peterson, T.C., M.A. Taylor, R Demeritte, D.L. Duncombe, Selvin  Burton, Francisca  Thompson, Avalon  Porter, et al. 2002. Recent changes in climate extremes in the Caribbean region,. Journal of Geophysical Research 107 (D21).
  • Nurse, L.A., and G Sem. 2001. Small Island States. In Climate change 2001 - the scientific basis. Contribution of Working Group 1 to the third assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), edited by J. T. Houghton, Y. Ding, D. J. Griggs, M. Noguer, P. J. Van der Linden and D. Xiasosu. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Winter, A., H. Ishioroshi, T. Watanabe, T. Oba, J. Christy (2000). Caribbean sea surface temperatures: Two‐to‐three degrees cooler than present during the Little Ice Age. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 27, NO. 20, PP. 3365-3368, 2000 doi:10.1029/2000GL011426

  • Centella A.,T. Gutiérrez, M. Limia and R. Rivero-Jaspe, 1999: Climate Change scenarios for impact studies in Cuba. Climate Research, 12, 223-230.

  • Singh B. 1997. Climate-related global changes in the southern Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago, Global and Planetary Change 15: 93-111.

  • Singh B. 1997. Climate changes in the greater and southern Caribbean, International Journal of Climatology 17: 10936-1114

  • Maul, G. A., Ed. (1993). Climate change in the Intra-Americas. Hodder and Stoughton, London.


Impacts of Climate Change on the Caribbean

  • Chen, A. A., Chadee, D. D., & Rawlins, S. C. 2006: Climate Change Impact on Dengue: The Caribbean Experience, (ISBN 976-41-0210-7)
  • Lewsey, C. et al. (2004). Assessing climate change impacts on coastal infrastructure in the Eastern Caribbean. Marine Policy 28 393–409

  • Haites, E., D. Pantin, M. Attzs, J. Bruce and J. MacKinnon. 2002: Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on CARICOM Countries. Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development — Latin America and Caribbean Region, the World Bank.

  • Roger S. Pulwarty, Leonard A. Nurse and Ulric O. Trotz (2010) Caribbean Islands in a Changing Climate

  • Pulwarty, Roger S.; Leonard A. Nurse; Ulric O. Trotz (2010): Caribbean Islands in a Changing Climate Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 52, 6, 16 – 27

  • Cashman, A., Nurse, L., John, C. (2010). Climate Change in the Caribbean: The Water Management Implications, Journal of Environment & Development, March 2010 19: 42-67

  • Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (2009). Climate Change and the Caribbean: A Regional Framework for Achieving Development Resilient to Climate Change (2009-2015)

  • Kwame Emmanuel, Balfour Spence, (2009) Climate change implications for water resource management in Caribbean tourism. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. 1 Iss: 3, pp.252 - 268

  • Cambers, G., R. Claro, R. Juman and S. Scott. 2008: Climate change impacts on coastal and marine biodiversity, Report of Working Group II, Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Caribbean Islands. CANARI Technical Report No.382: 33 pp

  • Bueno Ramón, Herzfeld Cornelia, Stanton Elizabetha, Ackerman Frank, 2008: The Caribbean and Climate Change: the cost of inaction. Tufts University.

  • Chen, A., M. Taylor, A. Centella, D. Farrell. 2008: Climate trends and scenarios for climate change in the insular Caribbean: Report of Working Group I, Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Insular Caribbean. CANARI Technical Report No.381: 63pp.

  • Donner, S.D., T.R. Knutson and M. Oppenheimer. 2007: Model-based assessment of the role of human-induced climate change in the 2005 Caribbean coral bleaching event. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(13): 5483-5488. Commentary by M. Lesser, 5259-5260

  • Chen, A.A., C.L. Rhoden and M.A. Taylor. 2006: Climate change science and future climate change scenarios. In Climate Change Impact on Dengue: The Caribbean Experience, edited by A. A. Chen, D. D. Chadee and S. Rawlins. Mona, Jamaica: Climate Studies Group Mona, University of the West Indies.

  • Emma L. Tompkins (2005) Planning for climate change in small islands :Insights from national hurricane preparedness in the Cayman Islands. Global Environmental Change 15 (2005) 139–149

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