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Our paradise... is in peril

Climate change threatens the existence of Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean and across the globe.

Take action and play your part today.


The GICSRD facilitates teaching, learning, applied research and knowledge sharing to support limiting global warming to 1.5° and protecting the lives and livelihoods of Caribbean people.

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Explore our programmes

Pursue courses, apply research and enhance skills that impact regional strategy, policy and practice.


Pursue undergraduate courses in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management across The UWI’s five campuses.


Applied research degrees and taught programmes that impact regional practice, strategy and policy development.

Professional & short courses

Enhanced knowledge and skills from beginners to practitioners.

Find Experts

Find climate experts using UWI Scholar, a database of researchers and research activity across the entire UWI network.

UWI Resilience Network

Built on research and world-class expertise, The UWI has created an ecosystem that contributes to a Caribbean climate-resilient zone.

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COVID-19, Climate Change and Sustainable Futures

Limiting global temperature rise to less than 1.5°C, effectively managing the symbiotic relationships among our human, animal and plant ecosystems and strengthening the resilience of Caribbean countries, will all require unprecedented levels of collective action.

The development of this website was supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.