“An inclusive and prosperous Guyana that provides a good quality of life for all its citizens based on sound education and social protection, low carbon and resilient development, providing new economic opportunities, justice and political empowerment”
The undertaking of the First Voluntary National Review has been, as expected, a technical, data-intensive process. Guyana has been and remains committed to evidence-based reporting and results-oriented planning.
2020: a crunch year for the biodiversity and climate emergencies
Scientific community has repeatedly sounded the alarm on biodiversity breakdown and the climate emergency.
23rd December, 2019
The Plastics Pipeline: A Surge of New Production Is on the Way
A world awash in plastic will soon see even more, as a host of new petrochemical plants — their ethane feedstock supplied by the fracking boom — come online. Major oil companies, facing the prospect of reduced demand for their fuels, are ramping up their plastics output.
19th December, 2019
Birds are getting smaller. Scientists see the echo of climate change.
A separate study published in September in the journal Science found that human activities and ecological changes are already having a devastating impact on bird populations.
5th December, 2019
The world's oceans are acidifying — but it's happening twice as fast off California
Oceans play an important role in the planet's delicate carbon cycle, acting as a crucial reservoir that absorbs and stores carbon dioxide from Earth's atmosphere.
16th December, 2019
Every straw counts in the fight against climate change
“There are ways to avoid single-use plastics in everyday life"-Mona Neuhass
2020 to be one of hottest years on record, Met Office says
Temperatures are expected to be more than 1.1C above pre-industrial average