Serious Climate Outlook for Kingston

As the global climate crisis worsens, Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, is among the first cities in the world that are projected as sure to be hit by climate departure as early as next year. For this reason, reducing climate risks broadly, and specifically with respect to infrastructure, has to become a national priority.

That dire warning from Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica, Dr Wayne Henry, came during Tuesday’s launch of the Jamaica Systemic Risk Assessment Tool at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston.