North of Saint Lucia during 2015 drought. Islands are bracing for prolonged droughts and more intense storms. | Photo: teleSUR
Saint Lucia is one of many Caribbean countries building on the 2015 Paris Climate Talks by promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, in a disaster-prone region.
The small island nations of the Eastern Caribbean are already reeling from the impacts of climate change. In recent years, the countries have experienced more intense storms, longer and harsher droughts, and more frequent floods—disasters that claim lives and take a toll on their economies.
Sustainable development officials are hoping to build on the buzz created from the 2015 Paris Climate Talks and are taking the climate change message to communities across the country.
They want young people in particular to take up the mantle. Youth leader Snaliah Mahal says the youth of the Caribbean…
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