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Inaugural Climate Summit Pivots To New Date

Inaugural Climate Summit Pivots To New Date

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], along with their partners, KBRA and the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced that they have postponed their inaugural Bermuda Climate Summit until May 24, 2022, “due to global complexities related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.” A spokesperson said, “The purpose... Read more of this article

Deloitte In Bermuda Is Carbon Neutral For 2021

Deloitte In Bermuda Is Carbon Neutral For 2021

Deloitte in Bermuda and across the Caribbean Region announced that “for fiscal year 2021 our firm is Carbon Neutral.” A spokesperson said, “Making responsible climate choices has culminated in a great result. Deloitte in Bermuda and across the Caribbean Region is pleased to announce that for fiscal year 2021, our firm is Carbon Neutral. “We... Read more of this article

‘Increasing Protection Of Our Fragile Ecosystem’

‘Increasing Protection Of Our Fragile Ecosystem’

“Bermuda is committed to increasing our protection of our fragile ecosystem, reducing our carbon footprint, and mitigating the impact of climate change,” Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 26] the Minister said, “I rise to provide an update of my participation... Read more of this article

Zoological Society Launch Micro Forest Project

Zoological Society Launch Micro Forest Project

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS], in partnership with RenaissanceRe, is initiating a pilot project to “promote biodiversity and stewardship of our natural heritage by creating several sustainable micro forests.” A spokesperson said, “To coincide with the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference [COP26], the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS],... Read more of this article

Jessica Byrne Speaks To Duke Of Cambridge

Jessica Byrne Speaks To Duke Of Cambridge

Bermudian journalist Jessica Byrne had an opportunity to speak with the Duke of Cambridge recently. The Bermuda London Office tweeted the photos below, saying, “Jessica Byrne, a young Bermudian journalist for @ThredMag had an opportunity to speak with HRH The Duke of Cambridge @kensingtonroyal about climate change and its impacts on British Overseas... Read more of this article

‘The Bermuda Difference In Climate Change’

‘The Bermuda Difference In Climate Change’

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban released the ‘Bermuda Difference in Climate Change and the UN Conference Of Parties, Glasgow’ document originally shared at the recent COP 26 event in Scotland. Minister Roban explained, “This document demonstrates Bermuda’s commitment to increase the protection of our fragile ecosystem,... Read more of this article

BDA Promotes Bermuda’s Strengths At COP26

BDA Promotes Bermuda’s Strengths At COP26

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] said they “successfully promoted Bermuda as the world’s climate risk finance capital” at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference [COP26] in Glasgow, Scotland last week. On November 6, the BDA hosted a luncheon for a diverse group of 30 climate leaders and potential partners from around... Read more of this article

Column: Impact Of Climate Change In Bermuda

Column: Impact Of Climate Change In Bermuda

[Opinion column written by John Gibbons] Until the 12th of November, Glasgow in Scotland is hosting an important conference, known as COP26. As the name suggests, it is the 26th Conference of the Parties, an annual event where representatives of the world’s nations, as well as lobbyists, scientists, artists, businesspeople and many more gather to... Read more of this article

Joint Statement Aims For “End To Conflict”

Joint Statement Aims For “End To Conflict”

A joint statement has been signed by a number of local personalities calling for “a temporary or permanent end to conflict.” The statement says, “Armistice: an agreement by parties involved for a temporary or permanent end to conflict. We, the undersigned, join in highlighting the observance of Armistice Day on November 11th –... Read more of this article

Minister Roban At UN Climate Conference

Minister Roban At UN Climate Conference

The Ministry of Home Affairs provided an update on Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban’s activities at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow Scotland. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to provide a further update and share photos of the Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs,... Read more of this article

Convex Launch Blue Carbon Seascape Survey

Convex Launch Blue Carbon Seascape Survey

Convex Group announced a multi-million-dollar partnership with the Blue Marine Foundation [BLUE], a charity dedicated to restoring the ocean to health, and the University of Exeter and its foremost researchers, with the launch of the Convex Blue Carbon Seascape Survey. A spokesperson said, “Bringing together a multidisciplinary team made up of world-class... Read more of this article

“Ensuring An Equitable Energy Transition” Report

“Ensuring An Equitable Energy Transition” Report

RMI has released a report entitled “Ensuring an Equitable Energy Transition” which “identifies the electricity access challenges facing Caribbean island nations and provides the energy solutions needed for Caribbean energy stakeholders to build truly climate resilient energy systems.” A spokesperson said, “A first of its... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Roban Interviewed At COP26

Video: Minister Roban Interviewed At COP26

Hub Culture interviewed Deputy Premier & Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban who recently attended the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, with Minister Roban discussing how Bermuda “is one of the most bio-diverse on the planet and what is being done to protect that status.”The video description says, “What is... Read more of this article