Private Motion: Sea Level Rise due to Global Warming

Senate - 3rd Session - 9th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS Trinidad and Tobago is a signatory to the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol and whereas global warming will cause sea levels to rise;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Government take immediate steps to protect the coastline from the said sea level rise and salt water intrusion of all agricultural lands.

(By Senator Dr. Adesh Nanan)

23 Feb 2010
Senate Debate - Day 1Hansard
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
2.Senator Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
3.Senator the Honourable Dr. Emily Gaynor Dick-Forde [Minister of Planning, Housing and the Environment]