emaThe new board of directors has been installed at the Environmental Management Authority. Planning and Development minister, Camille Robinson Regis distributed instruments of appointment on Tuesday to Chair of the board, Ms. Nadra Nathai-Gyan, Mr. Ronald Adams, Ms. Judy Daniel, Ms. Jacqueline Wilson, Mr. Garth Ottley, Mr. Roshan Parasram, Mr. John Julien, and  Ms. Vyash Nandlal.

In addressing the new board, Minister Robinson Regis said it cannot be business as usual for this or any other country at this time, noting that all countries will now have to reengineer their development towards achieving low-carbon economic growth, while at the same time being cognizant of the national circumstances and development aspirations.

The Minister said T&T , in April 2016 signed the Paris Agreement along with 174 other countries and this country will now move to expedite procedures for the ratification of the Agreement.