4 Facts from Climate Change Research

  • An optimistic future is still attainable, but only by drastically changing development policies, incentives and collective actions of governments, business, communities and civil society.
  • Almost every aspect of the planet’s environment and ecology is undergoing changes in response to climate change—some of which are profound, if not catastrophic for the future.
  • Climate change, rising sea levels and ocean temperatures are a threat to marine and plant life of small island states Caribbean.
  • Over the next few decades, actions to reduce climate change is expected to cost much less than the damage otherwise inflicted by climate change on people, infrastructure and ecosystems.