Regional Collaboration Centre for the Caribbean | RCC Caribbean
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face severe vulnerabilities to climate change, including rising sea levels, extreme weather events, biodiversity loss, and displacement. Without a unified response, these challenges could escalate exponentially.
Fortunately, transformative innovations for climate action are flourishing within SIDS. Developing and implementing climate and sustainable measures that span sectors, addressing both mitigation and adaptation, is not only crucial for their survival but also practical given their circumstances.
The Caribbean islands, with their diverse and rich experiences in confronting climate change impacts, offer a unique opportunity to convene and create economies of scale for climate-resilient development. Simultaneously, the Pacific islands have emerged as innovation hubs where climate strategies are piloted and refined, providing vital insights for global adaptation efforts.
SIDS possess remarkable innovation, creativity, and unique capabilities that hold immense potential to accelerate climate action. By showcasing this information, we aim to foster opportunities and provide support for impactful climate actions.