During the 27th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Minister of Environment and Climate Action, Hon. Dr. Joyelle Clarke made an address on Tuesday, November 15th.
In her address, as part of the Small Island Developing States, Minister Clarke highlighted climate justice and finance along with climate action, and their impacts on Small Island Developing States, which include loss and damage.
She was quoted as saying “we have embarked on a journey of green possibilities. Our goal is to become a model sustainable island state…our 39-year-old friendship with the ROC (Taiwan) supported our renewable energy efforts. Together, we have produced 2.5 megawatts of renewable energy to our citizens.”
Dr. Clarke continued by saying that with determination and as a body, the UN must seek to address climate justice which includes climate finance.
She said in being determined and as a body, the UN must seek to address climate justice which includes climate finance.