Climate change in the Caribbean - 2019 workshop

Date: 28-29 November 2019
Location: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Funded by: World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) programme
Hosted by: Met Office, WMO CREWS, Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH)


Workshop Objectives:
1. Raise awareness of risks to the Caribbean arising from climate change, utilising the latest climate science.
2. Identify available climate services for the Caribbean on long-term climate change timescales.
3. Tailor a new Caribbean Sea level rise tool to better inform future decision-making
4. Co-develop good practice for communicating climate risk at a national scale.


Workshop documentation
Workshop agenda


Climate Change in the Caribbean

Strengthening the science to services interface

Climate science to services

Coastal engineering in the Caribbean - the need for climate projections

Communicating Climate by Jane Strachan

Climate change overview by Richard Jones

Communicating long term climate information

The risk framework, key risks and related climate hazards by Richard Jones

Related pages

UK Climate Projections

International Development

Sea level rise and shelf seas