As you shiver through one of the coldest and windiest winters in years, both in the US and Europe, you might think that global warming has ended. It hasn’t. What’s happening is an Arctic oscillation, in which a massive high pressure system over Greenland deflects cold air farther south than usual.
The Dominican Republic, located in the Caribbean, is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to its geographic location and heavy dependence on agriculture, fisheries, and tourism. The country is also prone to natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, which are becoming more frequent and