Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

In Brief

2005, Belmopan, Belize

Description

(2005, Belmopan, Belize; www.caribbeanclimate.bz).

“Empowering People to Act on Climate Change.” Seeks climate-compatible development and coordination of the region’s response to climate change on behalf of the two dozen Caribbean states and “the 40 million people who live there in a state of increased vulnerability to climate change.” Produces The Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation Tool (CCORAL): an online support system for climate resilient decision making. Procured and installed eight Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) stations consisting of a basic suite of sensors, plus additional ones depending upon local research needs and available funding. Prepared: Delivering Transformational Change 2011-21: The CARICOM Regional Framework for Achieving Development Resilient to Climate Change and its Implementation Plan
(2011). Chair of Board: Dr. Leonard Nurse, Barbados; Executive Director: Dr. Kenrick Leslie.

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