Cubas commitmment with climate change highlighted in New Zealand

Christchurch, March 25, 2018.- In an event coordinated by the Cuba Friendship Society in Christchurch, the Vice-Chairman of the Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and director of the World Economy Research Center in Havana, Ramón Pichs, gave a lecture on the impact of climate change for Cuba and the actions taken by the Government to address it.

The Cuban scholar addressed the actions taken by the Cuban government to confront climate change, with an emphasis on Task Life, a comprehensive plan that includes a set of duties grouped into strategic work areas.

Pichs also explained the common scenario that Cuba and the Pacific Islands face, as part of the Small Islands Development States group, as well as the commitment from the Caribbean nation with the Paris agreement, for which is a State Party.

Ramón Pichs is visiting to New Zealand accompanied by the specialist of the Institute of meteorology of Cuba, Ranses Vazquez, who is also part of this IPCC Panel. (Embacuba NZ)