Young winners from 14 countries honored at Connect4Climate event On the ground floor of the World Bank, an institution of development experts devoted to ending extreme poverty, the fight against climate change took a creative turn: a music video from Trinidad won first place in the global Voices4Climate awards. Stephon Gabriel’s “A Changing World,” with Read more
One of my aims is to introduce the reader to new or unfamiliar sources of biodiversity. One such source is permafrost. This article will look at what permafrost is, where is it found, how it influences biodiversity and how it is being affected by our climate and what this means for our environment. Permafrost or Read more
The vegan lifestyle is the strictest of all vegetarian diets as it excludes meat, eggs and all animal derived products. The reasons people choose this lifestyle vary from maintaining health to animal rights, addressing ethical, dietary and religious issues. But what is the impact of a vegan lifestyle on the environment? Is conservation of biodiversity Read more
Hey Everyone! So here we are just a few months into what we call our dry season in the Caribbean and already the temperatures are soaring and days and nights are sticky and terribly hot. There’s been very little rain in Trinidad where I am and there’s no signs of the weather changing anytime soon Read more
Doha, Qatar – Caribbean countries attending the UN Climate Change conference in the Arab state of Qatar voiced concern about their existence and survivability against the impact of climate change including soaring temperatures and rising sea levels. The failure of the on-going UN Climate Change conference to address important issues will lead to serious consequences Read more
There is hardly any argument with the statement that the natural environment of Trinidad and Tobago is unique. Whether we have heard about the Ocelot, the Golden Tree Frog or the West Indian Manatee, the natural environment of our country is home to many rare species. Our treatment of the environment in recent months has Read more
Thank you 2012 Youth Delegates who attended yesterday’s Climate Change Forum and to those who followed via our live streaming, Twitter and Facebook. We had an amazing full day of discussion and interaction. Remember the objectives of the Forum – to encourage sustainable action starting at the personal level.
The response to pre-registration for the Forum has been overwhelming. We are now oversubscribed. This means we have had to close registration. Thanks for your amazing support and encouragement. Remember you can log in to the live stream of the Forum on Saturday from 9am http://youthforumonclimatechange.com/live-streaming-of-forum-august-4th/ You can follow the Forum on Twitter @youthforumcc. And Read more