Caribbean Climate Change Summit – Martinique – 8 May 2015
Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie addressing Summit
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Caribbean Leaders Sign Off on Climate Change Declaration
“We remain convinced that the global goal of limiting average temperature increase to no more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels is inadequate for protecting fragile ecosystems in SIDS [Small Island Developing States] from the adverse impacts of climate change, and that a target rate lower than 1.5°C would be more appropriate…”
~ Dominican Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, Chairman of the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Caribbean Climate Change Summit, Fort de France, Martinique, 8 May 2015.