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Climate Change Response Must Be Accompanied By Renewed Approach to Economic Development
CARIBBEAN360, 5 October, 2018
PICTURED: YVES RENARD,INTERIM COORDINATOR OF PANOS CARIBBEAN (PHOTO DESMOND BROWN)
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday October 5, 2018 (IPS) – In the face of the many challenges posed by climate change, Panos Caribbean, a global network of institutes working to give a voice to poor and marginalized communities, says the Caribbean must raise its voice to demand and support the global temperature target of 1.5 °C.
Ahead of the United Nations climate summit in December, Yves Renard, interim coordinator of Panos Caribbean, said advocacy, diplomacy and commitments must be both firm and ambitious.
He said this is necessary to ensure that the transition to renewable energy and a sharp reduction in emissions are not only implemented but accelerated.
Global Climate Action Must Be Gender Equal
Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Islands
The Guardian, 15 Novembe, 2017
Women bear the heaviest brunt of global warming, and are less empowered to contribute to solutions. A new action plan agreed at the Bonn climate talks aims to reverse this inequality, writes Hilda Heine, Marshall Islands president