Thursday, December 2, 2021

Enviroment

Antigua retains law firm to sue developed nations for impacts of climate change on...

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Antigua and Barbuda have entered into a partnership with international law firm, DLA Piper. Through this partnership, the firm will provide legal support to the nation on a pro...

Antigua and Barbuda gearing up to access millions pledged at COP26

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Cabinet Notes: The Cabinet invited three leaders from the Department of Environment, The Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Agriculture to address the body on...

Over 500K bottles collected as plastic free initiative winds up

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and the Environment wishes to inform all participants of the Bottle Recycling Pilot Program that the initiative ended on...

Drowning nations disappointed with outcome of U.N. climate summit may have one move left:...

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By Anthony Faiola For the Chagossians, the island of Diego Garcia became a paradise lost. In the late 1960s, Britain began forcibly removing the inhabitants...

IRENA Partners with Alliance of Small Island States to Accelerate Energy Transition in SIDS

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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) signed an agreement today at COP26, known as ‘Adaptation Day’, that will see...

“1.5°: Ambition to Defend the Most Vulnerable”

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Underscoring that Small Island and low-lying coastal Developing States (SIDS) are particularly vulnerable to climate change, and have been internationally recognized as a special...

Geomapping of the Cooks Landfill under the Vetiver Grass Project

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Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is a strategy for adapting to climate change that harness nature-based solutions and ecosystem services. Vetiver grass and the Vetiver System...

PM says COP26 turned out to be just another public relations exercise

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COP turned out primarily to be a public relations exercise for a number of leaders, and the type of ambitious commitments that we require...

Antigua PM welcomes UAE’s billion-dollar help for small islands

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Developing islands in the Caribbean are set to benefit from a billion-dollar investment from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). While Caricom chair and Prime Minister...

Plastic Waste Free Antigua And Barbuda Pilot Windup

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Plastic Waste Free Antigua And Barbuda Pilot Windup:   The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and the Environment wishes to inform all participants of the Bottle Recycling...

Island nations seek a way to sue big polluters over climate change that could...

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Two island nations battling rising sea levels and extreme weather such as hurricanes are taking a step they hope will pave the way to...

AOSIS Ministers finalize COP26 Decisions

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As climate-vulnerable countries continue to push for meaningful outcomes from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, representatives of the...

UAE and IRENA Launch USD 1 billion Global Finance Platform to Accelerate Renewable Energy

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The United Arab Emirates and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform, a new global climate finance...