Caribbean audiences are up for a musical treat, thanks to a new album set for release later today, under the ‘1.5 to Stay Alive’ campaign.
The campaign — the work of Panos Caribbean; the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre; the Saint Lucia Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology;the Caribbean Development Bank, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States; the Regional Council of Martinique — has supported the region’s negotiating positions prior to and during the recent climate change talks held in Paris in December.
Throughout, the focus has been on ensuring that global temperatures are limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, given the catastrophic climate risks — including sea level rise and extreme weather events — to the small island developing states of the region.
With Caribbean players succeeding in having the 1.5 capturedas one element of the target in the outcome document from Paris, the ongoing…
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