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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

New Climate Change Initiative Announced

New Climate Change Initiative Announced

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] has undertaken a project to “report on the science and impacts of climate change, with a specific focus on Bermuda.” This effort is supported by HSBC, and is being led by Dr. Mark Guishard, adjunct faculty at BIOS and Director of the Bermuda Weather Service [BWS], a section of the Bermuda Airport... Read more of this article

Eco Lunch & Learn On Environmental Justice

Eco Lunch & Learn On Environmental Justice

Bermuda College and Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] announced their March Eco Lunch & Learn presentation on Thursday, March 31st. A spokesperson said, “This presentation will be delivered by Bermuda College students who have been investigating Environmental Justice and whether or not this is a topic of concern for our... Read more of this article

Study On Climate Change Impact On Bermuda

Study On Climate Change Impact On Bermuda

A study to “identify the potential impacts and risks of climate change to Bermuda” will be launched, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today. The Minister said, “Within the next 25 years Bermuda is expected to experience extreme weather events. Events that typically used to occur once every one-hundred... Read more of this article

UN: Climate Disruption, Biodiversity, Pollution

UN: Climate Disruption, Biodiversity, Pollution

“The planet is facing a triple crisis — climate disruption, biodiversity loss and pollution,” the United Nations Secretary-General said, adding that “we need the international community to intensify efforts to protect the ocean.” Speaking at the recent One Ocean Summit, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, “The ocean... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Hold ‘Island SOS’ On Feb 26

BUEI Talks To Hold ‘Island SOS’ On Feb 26

BUEI Talks return on February 26th with ‘Island SOS’, an eight-part series focusing on “innovative sustainable ocean development initiatives in island nations around the globe.” A spokesperson said, “BUEI Talks return on February 26th with ‘Island SOS’, an eight-part series focusing on innovative sustainable ocean development... Read more of this article

BUEI Appoints Dr Rosemarie McMahon

BUEI Appoints Dr Rosemarie McMahon

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] announced the appointment of Dr. Rosemarie McMahon as the Consulting Director to the Youth Climate initiative, a “fundamental component of Bermuda’s first Youth Climate Summit held in November 2021.” A spokesperson said, “The Youth Climate Initiative was established to support Summit... Read more of this article