Climate Change Projects

Pupils at the Diego Martin Central Secondary Enlarge image Pupils at the Diego Martin Central Secondary (© Sustain T&T)

Climate change is one of the pressing issues of this century. Here you can find initiatives by the Federal Government pertaining to climate change in the region. 

Ambassador Lutz Görgens flanked by IAMovement Founder Jonathan Barcant (left) and Co-Founder Daniel Barcant (right)

School outreach on climate change

Engaging the youth is a great way of educating the public on issues of national interest! Climate Talk is addressing the youth of Trinidad and Tobago to raise awareness for climate change. This initi...

President and Vicepresident of the Trust, Ms. Molly Gaskin and Ms. Karilyn Shephard with Ambassador Görgens and Ms. Tietze from the Embass

The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust and the German Embassy

The outreach programme of the Wildfowl Trust in Pointe-a-Pierre has for many years influenced the knowledge and the perception of the youth towards climate change. The German Embassy is proud to be ab...

President of NIHERST, Ms. Sylvia Lalla (second from left), Ambassador Görgens (left) with the other sponsors at the launch

Deep Sea Wonders of the Caribbean

Trinidadian scientist Dr. Judith F. Gobin, Lecturer at the Deparment of Life science at the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine campus), was aboard the exploration vessel "Nautilus" in 2013 a...

Youth in action for mangrove on a field trip with children

Climate change fund projects 2014

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Find our more about the projects funded by the Germany Embassy in 2013

To raise awareness for the effects of climate change remains a main focus in german policies. Find out more about the projects funded 2013

Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier's speech on climate change as an international policy challenge

Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Minister Steinmeier on the challenges of "climate diplomacy".

Renewable Energy in Germany

Energy mix in Germany 2014

Recent analysis show that renewable energy is currently producing nearly half of Germanys energy needs. Data provided by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) show the latest figures...

The Caribbean Climate Wire is an initiative of Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS)

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Monday, November 18th, 2013, the  Inter Press Services (IPS) News Agency launched the Caribbean Climate Wire. The overall goals of the Caribbean Climate Wire are to generate greater awareness about: ...

Insuring a Caribbean island against storms

Insuring a Caribbean island against storms

Hurricanes often prove deadly for the island of St Lucia. New ideas are meant to protect local residents and their livelihoods.

Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) program 2015

CATS @ the Belle Vue famers cooperative

2014 CATS developed detailed Plans of Operation for the climate change component in eight CARICOM Member States: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, and St. Vince...

Ambassador Görgens visits the launch of the Coastal Defense Project in Grenville Bay, Grenada

Ms. Nealla Frederick, Project Manager TNC; Ambassador Lutz Görgens; Minister Emmalin Pierre, Parliamentary Representative for the St. Andrews South East; Mr. Tyrone Buckmire, Director of Grenada Fund for Conservation

The German Embassy teamed up with Nature Conservancy for a pilot project for the coastal protection of Grenville Bay. The project will design and place eco-engineered reef structures in northern Grenv...