COMMON LOFTIER GOAL: Davis calls on CARICOM members states to unite against climate change

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis yesterday called on Caribbean countries to join forces to address the region’s existential threat of climate change during the CARICOM-SICA Summit on Climate Change. Davis, along with a delegation, was in Belize for most of the week to attend the 33rd Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of […]

IPCC REPORT: Climate change a threat to human well-being and health of the planet

Working Group II report says taking action now can secure our future BERLIN, GERMANY — Human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts to reduce the risks, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, […]

ON THE MAP: PM touts COP26 participation success in placing Bahamas in beneficial global position

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis yesterday deemed this nation’s participation in COP26 a success, noting that it “put us on the map as never before”. The climate change summit was held in Glasgow, Scotland, from October 28, 2021, to November 14, 2021. Davis, who was delivering a presentation to Parliament yesterday on […]

TURN WORDS INTO ACTION: PM Davis urges world leaders to equip SIDS with tools to combat climate change

“Promises and agreements are easy; action requires courage” GLASGOW, SCOTLAND — Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis yesterday urged world leaders attending the United Nations (UN) COP26 conference to support Small Island Developing States (SIDS) like The Bahamas with financing and technology to better combat climate change. In a televised speech in which he issued a […]

Around 120 leaders gather at COP26 in Glasgow for ‘last, best chance’ to keep 1.5 alive

PM Philip Brave Davis to speak today between 5pm and 7pm GMT (11am-1pm local time), after PM Kausea Natano of Tuvalu GLASGOW, SCOTLAND — Around 120 leaders came together in Glasgow yesterday at the start of COP26, launching two weeks of global negotiations to help determine whether humanity can drive forward the urgent action needed […]

‘THEY WILL PAY’: PM Davis pledges to hold large nations accountable for climate change ahead of COP26

“We are not going to leave here without having a clear understanding of what we will get for what they would have done to us” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis said yesterday that the government will hold larger countries accountable for the impact of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) […]

UB climate change expert warns Bahamas 30 years from irreversible climate effects

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas is already experiencing the impacts of climate change and is approximately 30 years away from irreversible effects if holistic interventions are not undertaken, a University of The Bahamas (UB) climate change expert has warned. According to Dr Adelle Thomas, UB director of the Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Research (CCARR) […]

DPM Turnquest, as IDB Governor, talks technology and climate change resilience at IDB enclave

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest, in his capacity as one of the Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), attending the second day of the 7th Annual Consultation Meetings with Caribbean Governors of the Bank, participated in a panel discussion led by Sir Richard Branson and […]