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Haiti violence: Haiti gangs demand PM resign after mass jailbreak

  2024-03-03 in The BBC

A state of emergency is declared after armed gangs stormed a major prison, freeing thousands of inmates.

  Tagged under: Collapse | Caribbean

‘Unprecedented mass coral bleaching’ expected in 2024, says expert

  2023-12-07 in The Guardian

2023 is first year of potential pair of El Niño years and since 1997, every instance of these pairs has led to mass coral mortality

  Tagged under: Coral Reefs | Wildlife | COP28 | El Niño | Caribbean

Barbados PM fights for shake-up of global climate finance - BBC News

  2023-06-22 (or before) in The BBC

At a climate summit in Paris, Barbados's prime minister wants to raise billions for poor nations.

  Tagged under: Caribbean | Finance

Why rising sea levels pose existential threat to the Bahamas – extract

  2023-05-22 in The Guardian

In her new book, Christina Gerhardt explains why the Caribbean island group faces such huge risks from climate breakdown

  Tagged under: Sea Level | Caribbean

Credit Suisse Collapse Throws Climate Debt Market Into Turmoil - Bloomberg

  2023-03-21 (or before) in Bloomberg

The failure of the Swiss bank leaves a hole in the debt-for-nature market that analysts said could one day exceed $800 billion.

  Tagged under: Caribbean | Collapse | Finance

Climate Change…Equatorial Atlantic Ocean plankton productivity and Caribbean pollution….a think piece for debate

  2022-07-18 (or before) in SSRN - Social Science Research Network

We’ve been encouraged to think that climate change is just caused by the excess anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide and methane, and that the impacts can b

  Tagged under: Oceans | Climate Change | Methane | Caribbean | Climate Change Impacts

The Power Of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006) | Official Full Documentary

  2022-07-10 (or before) in YouTube

When Cuba lost access to Soviet oil in the early 1990s, the country faced an immediate crisis – feeding the population – and an ongoing challenge: how to cre...

  Tagged under: Caribbean

‘We can’t eat a new road’: Guyanese voice fears over true cost of Exxon’s oil bonanza

  2022-05-12 in The Guardian

Multibillion-dollar deal promising to lift country out of poverty may be false dawn with dire impact on climate, warn campaigners

  Tagged under: Exxon | Fossil Fuels | Caribbean

Mia Mottley: the 'fearless' leader pushing a global settlement for the climate frontlines

  2021-11-18 in Climate Home News

The first female prime minister of Barbados is elevating wonky discussions on the future of global finance to the highest political level

  Tagged under: Caribbean | Finance

Hurricane Iota hits Nicaragua threatening catastrophic damage

  2020-11-17 in The Guardian

Storm hits Caribbean coast less than two weeks after Hurricane Eta carved a swathe of destruction

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Caribbean

Climate crisis to blame for $67bn of Hurricane Harvey damage – study

  2020-06-12 in The Guardian

Exclusive: new figure far higher than previous estimates of direct impact of global heating

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Caribbean

Bittersweet nature of nitrogen calls for better management practices

  2019-10-23 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

Nearly 80 per cent of the air we breathe is nitrogen, a harmless inert gas. However, nitrogen also combines with other atoms to form chemical compounds—known as “reactive nitrogen” or “fixed nitrogen” (Nr)—that are essential for life on Earth but, at high concentrations, also hugely damaging to the environment.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Africa | Caribbean

Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises'

  2019-02-21 in The Guardian

Report says few headlines sparked by food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia and Haiti

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Climate Change | Africa | Famine | Caribbean | Madagascar

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