July 05, 2019
THE Bahamas is being significantly affected by climate change, according to the acting director of the BEST Commission.
Rochelle Newbold told The Tribune on Friday that despite the country not being a major contributor to greenhouse gases, it is time to assess the losses and damage we are experiencing due to climate change.
She was speaking as the BEST Commission - Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology - held a workshop on Friday.
The workshop focused on ways to implement the Third National Communication and the First Biennial Update report to the United States Framework Convention on climate change – used to communicate The Bahamas' national progress on meeting the goals of climate change.
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