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‘Progress On Decarbonisation Is Falling Short’

‘Progress On Decarbonisation Is Falling Short’

No country in the G20 is “decarbonising quickly enough to maintain a safe climate,” according to new analysis by PwC. A spokesperson said, “This year’s Net Zero Economy Index shows progress on decarbonisation is falling alarmingly short of what is required to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, with nine of 20... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute will present their Youth Climate Summit [YCS] from November 21 to November 26. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute is pleased to announce the return of our Youth Climate Summit November 21 to 26th. Once again, students ages 13-22 will have the opportunity to liaise with... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit From November 21 To  26

Youth Climate Summit From November 21 To 26

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] announced that the 2nd annual Youth Climate Summit will be taking place from November 21 – 26. A spokesperson said, “The Youth Climate Summit [YCS], a weeklong event for students ages 13-22, engages young people on global climate issues and is the foundation for a year of youth-led activities focused... Read more of this article

Column: OTs Continue To Work Together

Column: OTs Continue To Work Together

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] During the week of August 15th, in Nassau, the Bahamas, the heads of the Caribbean region meet in advance of COP 27, which will be held in Egypt from 6-18 November, 2022. Hosted by Hon. Philip Brave Davis QC, Prime Minister of the Bahamas, at the Baha Mar Resort, regional heads, including Hon. Dickon Mitchell... Read more of this article

UK Parliament: Q&A On OTs/Climate Change

UK Parliament: Q&A On OTs/Climate Change

“The Government is working with the Overseas Territories on extension of the UK ratification of the Paris Agreement to those that are eligible and that formally request it,” the Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Hands said. During the British Parliament’s session on July 19th, Conservative MP Matthew... Read more of this article

BIOS Releases Part I Of Climate Change Report

BIOS Releases Part I Of Climate Change Report

BIOS has released an in-depth 77 page report on ‘Climate Change and Bermuda – Part I: Science and Physical Hazards’, which they said “synthesizes the current understanding about the state of Bermuda’s climate, including historical trends and variations over the last several decades that are likely to have an impact on Bermuda’s society.” A... Read more of this article

Climate Summit Attracts Global Thought Leaders

Climate Summit Attracts Global Thought Leaders

The Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] recently led a two-day event to discuss “myriad wide-ranging climate issues, including the science of climate change, the regulatory needs of green investors, and Bermuda’s leadership role in this new era.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Business Development Agency led a two-day event... Read more of this article

BDA To Welcome Global Climate Leaders

BDA To Welcome Global Climate Leaders

The invite-only Bermuda Climate Summit — which will be held from May 23 – 24 — is “already at capacity”, with the BDA CEO saying “we are honoured to welcome global leaders to Bermuda for this extraordinary event to network, share ideas, and discuss vital solutions to the global climate crisis.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

R&Q Supports BDA Institute Of Ocean Sciences

R&Q Supports BDA Institute Of Ocean Sciences

Randall & Quilter [R&Q] will be supporting the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], noting that they “are really excited about this partnership with BIOS which we hope will allow us to play a small part in making a difference to support environmental consciousness.” A spokesperson said, “Randall & Quilter [R&Q],... Read more of this article

Bermuda Hurricanes: Past, Present & Future

Bermuda Hurricanes: Past, Present & Future

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College announced that their May Eco Lunch & Learn presentation will be on Thursday [May 5] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College are very pleased to announce their May feature presented by Dr. Mark... Read more of this article

Minister To Attend Two Conferences In Caribbean

Minister To Attend Two Conferences In Caribbean

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban will attend the Turks and Caicos Islands Climate Change Summit  and the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum, A Government spokesperson said, “Later this month, the Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter Roban will represent Bermuda at two conferences in the Caribbean. “The Minister will attend The Turks... Read more of this article

Community Outreach On Climate Change

Community Outreach On Climate Change

The Bermuda Red Cross announced it will provide “education and community outreach on climate change resilience.” A spokesperson said, “This will utilize The Bermuda Red Cross’ established networks within the community over the past ten years, as a consequence of its Disaster Risk Reduction program. “It will further leverage information... Read more of this article

PAHO: Impact Of Climate Change On Health

PAHO: Impact Of Climate Change On Health

Mr. Ian Stein — the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO]/World Health Organization [WHO] Representative to Bermuda, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands — has issued a warning about “the impact of climate change on health.” A spokesperson said, “Climate change is devastating to our environment and causes adverse health effects.... Read more of this article