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LaRoda: Bahamas/Caribbean SIDS paying ‘serious, serious price’ as a result of adverse impacts of climate change

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Disaster Management and Emergency Response, the Hon. Myles LaRoda, said The Bahamas has had to bear the brunt of the effects of climate change, and the high costs associated with those adverse effects, even though the country bears “very little responsibility for many of the actions that precipitate those impacts.” Mr. LaRoda gave the Government of The Bahamas high praise for hosting a “very successful” High-Level Regional Dialogue on Climate Change. Held August 16-17 in preparation for COP27 scheduled for November in Egypt, the two-day Caribbean Regional Heads of Government Meeting concluded Wednesday at Baha Mar Resort with the Closing Ceremony. The event was hosted by the Government of Th...