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World Bank says Dominica lost almost all its GDP as a result of climate change

ROSEAU, Dominica,  – As the world awaits the final communique from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which ended last week, at least one Caribbean country, Dominica, anxiously awaits the realization of one of its decisions which states that “Developed countries shall provide developing countries with long-term, scaled-up, predictable, new and additional finance, technology and capability-building."

Hollande makes historic visit to Cuba after climate change summit

MARTINIQUE, Sunday May 10, 2015- French President Francois Hollande, will end his whirlwind five day Caribbean tour with an official visit to Cuba on Monday, where French a president has not set foot in over a century. He will hold talks with Cuban president Raul Castro about improving relations between the two countries.

Florida Bans Public Employees from Using Term 'Climate Change'

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the agency in charge of setting conservation policy and enforcing environmental laws in the state, ordered its officials not to use the term “climate change” or “global warming” in any official communications, emails, or reports.

Lessons from Jamaica’s Billion-Dollar Drought

MORANT BAY, Jamaica, Nov 24 2014 (IPS) - As Jamaica struggles under the burden of an ongoing drought, experts say ensuring food security for the most vulnerable groups in society is becoming one of the leading challenges posed by climate change.
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