Dominica ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

Foreign Minister Baron with UN chief Ban Ki-moon
Foreign Minister Baron with UN chief Ban Ki-moon

New York, September 21, 2016 – The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica joined 30 other countries to deposit their instruments of ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change at a special event at the United Nations on Wednesday September 21, 2016. The Government of Dominica was represented by Minister of Foreign Affairs and CARICOM, Hon. Francine Baron.

This brings the number of countries that have joined the Paris Agreement to 55, reaching one requirement for the coming into force of the Agreement. The Agreement will come into force when the total number of countries that have ratified the convention accounts for 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

The Paris Agreement was adopted by 195 countries at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21) held in Paris, France, in December 2015. The Agreement calls on nations that have ratified to pursue their highest possible ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions using “Nationally Determined Contributions” (NDCs) and monitored through a reporting mechanism.

The overall goal of the Paris Agreement is for countries to take action to keep global temperature rise this century below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels while at the same time using best efforts to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Minister Baron said that she is encouraged by the strong commitments made by the 55 countries that have ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

The recent leadership demonstrated by the United States and China, the biggest emitters, gives hope especially to SIDS that the we are on a path to achieving the ambitions set in the Agreement. The next critical step is to ensure that financing is predictable and accessible to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) like Dominica to build resilience and to adapt to the impact of climate change.

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  1. Watchman
    September 24, 2016

    This is just to pass the Sunday law

  2. September 23, 2016

    The whole climate change propaganda is just that propaganda. The earth will always go through changes and they have relatively little to do with what the common person does, however, the corporations can have an impact. The Chemtrail composition changes the weather and the climates worldwide and these programs are put on by NASA, and its cohorts. Just another program to get the people to depopulate.

    • Man Made Warming IS true!
      September 26, 2016

      Please do your research on HAARP and CERN both part of the US Air Force Weather Warfare Branch. . CERN and HAARP programs totally control the world’s weather now. Their programs can create hurricanes, storms, tornadoes, earthquakes and can also be used to increase and decrease the earth’s atmosphere. As weapons programs, they can be used to direct microwave and lightning strikes upon anything on earth and in the air.

      I am sorry to tell you my friends, that the world and universe as you think it is, it 100% not so. There are no planets (named after pagan gods), no ISS (just CGI), no ‘space’ travel (just CGI), no one landed on the moon, mars does not exist. The earth is 100% flat and not a ball spinning around at 1000 miles an hour with us held to it by ‘gravity’ (you believe that, then delete the above from your mind).

      May God bless you and save you.

  3. Agenda21 and the UN Hell That Awaits Dominica
    September 22, 2016

    The influential Club of Rome ( in its report: “The First Global Revolution” in 1988 declared that the deception of man-made climate change is to be the catalyst for the implementation of worldwide authoritarian and DEPOPULATION PROGRAM.

    The UN’s Agenda 21 (Dominica is a signatory to it) practically implements the Club’s report and the Paris Treaty is an important part of its action plan to inventory and control everything on earth including all information and all the human beings in the world. The plan is global. It’s implementation is already underway in the USA by stealth. There Agenda21 is run by the UN via an NGO called ‘International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives’, commonly known as ICLEI. Soon, there will be one in Dominica. This body implement the goals of Agenda21 and the various treaties under it.

    Our leaders are taking us to hell. Time to tell them to go to hell!!

    • Dante Jones
      September 23, 2016

      We need some population control tbh. Too many retards like those who would rather spread conspiracy nonsense than open a science book or actually read and research something in depth before just believing any sensationalist propaganda they pick up from obvious conspiracy websites.

  4. September 22, 2016

    Windturbins on the east, solar panels on the westcoast, are the ways to start

    • Lying Scientists & the Myth of Man-made Climate Change
      September 25, 2016

      How they lie and lie.

      They lie to us and say that they landed on the Moon, 239,000 miles away from the earth, have craft on Mars, 55 million kilometers away (by the way, look up ‘Mars Project Greenland’ to find out how they are pulling this hoax on us) and have an ISS 249 miles above an earth spinning at 1000 miles an hour in temperatures of more than 1500 centigrade (hot).

      According to the liars, the distance to the center of the Earth is 6,371 kilometers (3,958 mi), the crust is 35 kilometers (21 mi) thick, it mantle is 2855km (1774 mi) thick. BUT FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE A BRAIN, TELL ME HOW THEY KNOW ALL THIS WHEN THE DEEPEST ANYONE HAS GONE DOWN INTO THE EARTH IS 8 MILES!!!!! Yes, the 7.5 mile-deep Kola Borehole in Russia barely managed to scratch the Earth’s surface. The Russians say that NOTHING they did to get them any further worked. It seems God had just said “STOP”.

    • Free Energy
      September 25, 2016

      Really? What about free geothermal energy? What about free energy from the heat of the earth’s core? Why pollute our land with these horrible turbines?

      • Climate Change, Globalism and the USSR
        September 29, 2016

        Good comment!

        But here is how this works: 1) UN says the earth is warming; 2) that it is us, the ordinary folk that are causing this by CONSUMING too much and as a result emitting too many GREENHOUSE GASES which cause\’global\’ warming, 3) therefore, the solution is to implement \’sustainable\’ programs which put the earth first and us second as the earth\’s enemy.

        Incidentally, do you know that geothermal energy, solar energy, etc., and even our boiling lake is a \’no no\’ for the UN as they give out loads of GREENHOUSE GASES! Therefore the endgame for sustainability can only be DEPOPULATION. With less people, you have less consumption of energy and therefore less global warming.

        By the way, the globalists\’ leading think tank, The World Policy Forum was founded by no other than the past President of the former USSR, Mr. Gorbachev himself! A dictatorial regime with an outstanding record of having killed millions of its own people.

  5. Shaka Zulu
    September 22, 2016

    The immediate threat to the earth is man. North korea wit nukes, Russia and USA again flexing thier muscle in another country like the good ole 70s resulting in the largest migration of people since Hitler era, and hudreds of thousands dead and willion more in starvation. Industrial waste from the wealthy coutries have polluted our land water and air. The UN cannot unite on making real changes on making life better for every human. Thete is mass uneven distribution of wealth and African leaders continue to stick thier citizens in thier as…. We cannot change ourselves and behaviours but want change climate. I know who gone win that battle. Our pm is already blaming climate for alk our problems. Erika should be in jail by now.

    • Climate Change, Globalism and the USSR
      September 29, 2016

      Hi Shaka, I sympathise with your frustration.

      Most Dominicans will never really understand the true picture until it is too late. But, most of us know, in the history of the world, big government did anything but result in big deaths, austerity (EU, USSR for example) and injustice worldwide. Despite that, our leaders are signing us up to the UN which is now in charge of telling us how we can save the planet by putting it first and us second.

      The UN figures for man-made global warming are supported by the globalists which crush any dissent when those very figures are controversial and do not prove that ordinary man-made \’global warming\’ is a fact. My guess is that soon, backed by the UN, if denying man-made climate change will be punishable criminal offence.

      Thank God that most of us now know who and what is behind actual global warming, HAARP, DARPA, CERN and their geoengineering programs which support the globalists end-game DEPOPULATION goals.

  6. Me
    September 22, 2016

    I thought we have an Ambassador at the U.N. in New York to deal with matters like that. Why is Francine Baron involved in this?

  7. Aliko
    September 22, 2016

    So Baron traveling with Skerrit again? P.M. is also in New York for the U.N. general assembly. Wonder if she went with him to Venezuela last week as well to meet Robert Mugabe at the non-aligned summit?

  8. Bumbble Lee
    September 22, 2016

    “The overall goal of the Paris Agreement is for countries to take action to keep global temperature rise this century below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels while at the same time using best efforts to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.” Ha! What can Dominica do towards that end? Could somebody please tell me? Mostly all our passenger busses in Dominica run on diesel fuel – Dominica being a small Village compare to France, America, China and all the other MOTHERS OF POLLUTING CONTRIES. Something is certainly up; but I don’t fully know what.

    • Shaka Zulu
      September 22, 2016

      They could fart less. The amount of hot hair coming from them politician mouth alone causing temperature rise. To much methane and sulfurous gas coming from the leader’s mouth and as…….

    • Quaqua
      September 22, 2016

      Well, Dominica is not industrialized country, that is why is clean – and pure. What can DOminica do in this process of the Paris Agreemnet? I think, that Dominica should controll other countries and has a chance to be one of best supervisors :-)

      • Dominica Should buy a Big Bell
        September 23, 2016

        It is NOT clean. It is NOT pure:

        1) It has Zika, Dengue, AIDS, Yellow Fever (on its way), a lot of amputees
        2) It’s citizens have HIGH incidences of CND’s – including high blood pressure and diabetes
        3) Dementia is on the rise
        4) Fogging for Zika means that its food and water supply now has a high carcinogenic content from the toxic mix of chemicals in vector spays which are KNOWN to cause cancer (and small heads) big time.

        All of the above are NOT associated with anything that is CLEAN and PURE.

    • Agenda21 - Depopulation Starts with Zika
      September 23, 2016

      You want to know how they are fooling us to believe that we are behind global warming? Check out HAARP, check out .

      They, the satanists, can change and manipulate the weather. They can create hurricanes, bounce deadly microwaves off the sky’s ceiling (O yest, it has a ceiling, just as it says in the bible) to create havoc with the earth’s. In Norway, various parts of America and the world, thousands of animals are dying mysteriously. Recently in Norway 300 deer just dropped dead. Guess what, the CDC said nothing and very, very quickly, the Norwegians told the world that the deer were hit by lighting!!!!

      This UN is a sick, sick organisation that belongs to the devil himself! Beware, trust in Jesus Christ our creator and pray for his protection against the evil that exists in the world today.

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