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The Caribbean Climate Change Exchange (Live Stream and Updates All Evening)

2015 is shaping up to be a landmark year for global action on Climate Change. The future of the Caribbean depends on a binding and ambitious global agreement at COP 21.
A bold agreement that curbs greenhouse gas emissions to limit the global rise in temperature to below two Degrees Celsius  is needed to safeguard our food, critical industries such as tourism, infrastructure and promote renewable energy.

The live-stream of the Caribbean Climate Change Exchange will begin at 8pm (-6 GMT). Bookmark this page to watch the proceedings live and learn what this means for the Caribbean.

Stay tuned for the Agenda, Speakers’ Guide, Programme and more…

The Agenda for this evenings proceedings:

The Agenda: Climate Change Agenda

You may download the agenda here.

An impressive set of international, regional and national experts are slated to speak this evening, including Professor Christopher Fields and Dr Katherine Mach of Stanford University, Mr Carlos Fuller, a veteran Caribbean negotiator, Dr Leonard Nurse, a member of the IPCC’s research and thor teams for four global assessment reports and three key project managers. Peruse the Speakers’ Guide to learn more.

Why is COP 21 important?

As this evening’s event gets underway, many are wondering “Why is COP 21 Important?,” especially for the Caribbean. In summary, 2015 is shaping up to be a landmark year for global action on Climate Change. The future of the Caribbean depends on a binding and ambitious global agreement at COP 21.

A bold agreement that curbs greenhouse gas emissions to limit the global rise in temperature to below two Degrees Celsius  is needed to safeguard our food, critical industries such as tourism, infrastructure and promote renewable energy. Perused our informational card “Why is COP 21 Important?”for more context and the region’s 11 point negotiating position leading up to COP 21.

Key presentations this evening

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dr. Kenrick Leslie, Executive Director of the CCCCC
Keynote Address by Professor Christopher Field and Dr. Katharine Mach of Stanford University 
Keynote Address  by Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer at the CCCCC – 
CCCCC's Programme Development and Management Presentation by Dr. Mark Bynoe, Sr Economist and Head of the Programme Development and Management Unit at the CCCCC 
EU -GCCA Presentation by Joseph McGann , EU - GCCA Programme Manager at the CCCCC
KfW Presentation by Kenneth Reid, KfW Programme Manager at the CCCCC 

We trust you have been following via our live-stream this evening. We're wrapping up shortly. Feel free to comment below for clarifications where necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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