Tag: Office of Climate Change

$631M for Bartica green projects

$631M for Bartica green projects

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 24, 2019

─ Office of Climate Change receives approval ─ funds indicate another step towards achieving town’s green agenda DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, ... Read More

Minister Harmon receives courtesy call from PAHO/WHO reps

Minister Harmon receives courtesy call from PAHO/WHO reps

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 15, 2019

Georgetown, Guyana – (April 15, 2019) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, received a courtesy call from Pan America Health ... Read More

Climate change policy nears completion 

Climate change policy nears completion 

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 10, 2019

─ stakeholders urged to be more active ─ vision to be achieved through 12 “high level” goals DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, ... Read More

Formulation of Groundwater Management plan progressing

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 10, 2019

(Georgetown, Wednesday, 10th April, 2019) – The first phase of the formulation of a Groundwater Management plan has been completed, ... Read More

Switch on to Climate Change

Switch on to Climate Change

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 1, 2019

─ “The most important landmarks are ourselves so we should switch on our heads and try to figure out how ... Read More

Department of Environment recently hosted a mission from the Global Green Growth Initiative

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 5, 2019

February 5, 2019, Department of Environment, Ministry of the Presidency The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) visited Guyana during the ... Read More

CAPAM wraps up with plenary sessions on global climate actions

CAPAM wraps up with plenary sessions on global climate actions

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 24, 2018

-the need for countries to build capacity to mobilise and position themselves to tap into climate finances -Guyana can take ... Read More

National Climate Change Committee hosts first Workshop

National Climate Change Committee hosts first Workshop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 16, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 16, 2018 The recently re-established National Climate Change Committee (NCCC) earlier today hosted its first capacity ... Read More

OCC re-launches National Climate Change Committee

OCC re-launches National Climate Change Committee

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 16, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana — (August 16, 2018) The Office of Climate Change, in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture ... Read More

100 percent renewable energy by 2025 target to be reviewed

100 percent renewable energy by 2025 target to be reviewed

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 3, 2018

-Studies show that target may not be achievable -IDB pledges support to review National Determined Contribution to include new target ... Read More

Climate Change Office advancing resiliency efforts – Head of OCC

Climate Change Office advancing resiliency efforts – Head of OCC

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 3, 2018

─ in keeping with Paris Agreement ─ Head, OCC appears before Parliamentary Sectoral Committee ─ Highlights successful projects with support ... Read More

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