Beyond Climate Change in the Caribbean
By Ryan Peterson CJ Contributor No, we are not talking about climate change and the disruptive effects of increased temperatures, sea level rise, coastal erosion, ocean pollution and acidification, nor the loss of biodiversity, water scarcity, and the increased frequency […]
How the Caribbean Fared at the UN Climate Summit in New York
By Michael W Beck, PhD CJ Contributor It was a momentous week recently in New York City at the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit. The purpose of the Summit was to build energy, momentum and commitments towards a new global […]
Rebuilding Caribbean Coral Reefs
Above: Outplanted staghorn (Acropora cervicornis) coral after one year of growth. (Photo: Kemit Amon Lewis) By Michael W Beck, PhD Op-Ed Contributor ELEUTHERA, Bahamas (25° 8′ 22″ N; 76° 8′ 59″ W) is one of my favourite islands. Unfortunately, storms seem […]
Jamaican Prime Minister: "Climate Change Is Here And We Face It Now"
Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing what has been a major stated priority of her administration, Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is urging regional leaders to give “serious consideration” to the development […]