House of Representatives


National Response to Climate Change

House of Representatives - 5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS Climate Change is a matter of global concern which threatens all nations;

AND WHEREAS small island states and coastal states are especially susceptible to the impact of climate change;

AND WHEREAS the Caribbean region has, from time to time, experienced cycles of drought, heavy rainfall, hurricanes and floods;

AND WHEREAS earthquakes and other natural disasters must be anticipated and prepared for;

BE IT RESOLVED that this House agree that the Government develop a holistic and sustainable national response to climate change inclusive of solutions to the perennial flooding in Trinidad and Tobago and the effective management of drought conditions and the impact of such disasters on the quality of human life.

(By the Member for Caroni Central)

22 Nov 2019
House Debate - Day 1Hansard
4 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
2.The Honourable Dr. Lovell Francis [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Education]
3.Mr. Ganga Singh [Chaguanas West] [Opposition Member]
4.Ms. Nicole Olivierre [La Brea] [Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries]