Caribbean must work towards renewable energy – Guyanese Minister Vickram Bharrat

Combating climate change and managing ecosystems for future generations has led to calls from Natural Resources Minister, Vickram Bharrat for the Caribbean to adopt renewable energy policies and other sustainable efforts. The Caribbean Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the University of Guyana’s 22nd biennial conference brings into focus the necessity of renewable energy and the environment in order to tackle climate change and manage ecosystems. It rounds up talks on how science and technology can be used to achieve sustainable development. In his feature address, Minister Bharrat pointed out that like any other Caribbean country, Guyana is not excluded from any climate-related issue. As such, he noted that it is incumbent upon leaders to establish a greener region, by reducing the use of fossil fuels.