Climate Change Initiative

Media Kit

BNT teams up with NCCCB

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The IPCC provides reports that analyze the current state of scientific knowledge about climate change. See the Fifth Assessment Report Working Group II Chapter 29 on Small Island States for information particularly relevant to The Bahamas

Teachers Workshop On Climate Change

Seventy-five Bahamian high school teachers attended a climate change seminar to learn how to prepare their students to understand the natural changes happening in the environment. The Ministry of Education hosted the 2012 workshop for teachers, as part of their professional development strategy to expand the studies of social sciences and spread the word about the importance of conservation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

Environment Minister Presents New Book on the Impact of Climate Change on Conch Resources

The comic Book “Who tief muh conch?: The Possible Effects of Climate Change in The Bahamas” was officially launched on September 22nd, 2011, as part of the outputs for the preparation of The Bahamas Second National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The book seeks to give children and adults a clear understanding on how climate change has already affected and will continue to impact our coral reefs and integrated ecosystems. Learn more at “Who tief muh conch?”Ministry Press Release and Education Tidbits.

COB Hosts Series Lecture on Climate Change

On September 22, 2011, The College of The Bahamas hosted a public lecture series in conjunction with the United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Expert Meeting on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development and Adaptation in Small Islands Developing States (SIDS). (Includes links to pdfs of the presentations).