Carlon is based in Trinidad and Tobago and supports the work of our Climate Diplomacy Team as Climate Policy Advisor- Climate Justice. Carlon is an attorney-at-law and legal consultant called to the bar in Trinidad and Tobago and Belize.
Prior to joining Climate Analytics, Carlon was the Research Officer with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Dutch and English speaking Caribbean. Prior to that, he served as the Legal Counsel for the Belize Tourism Board and has held the post of Magistrate with the judiciary of Belize. His work currently focuses on climate change law and policy, disaster law and disaster risk reduction in the Commonwealth Caribbean legal imagination.
Carlon is a graduate of The University of the West Indies, Cavehill, the University of Reading’s International Law with Development program, as well as a Chevening scholar alumni.
The just transition looks different for small islands – their voices must be heard
The concept of a just transition is gaining momentum, yet it’s too often viewed through a developed country lens in international climate talks and discussions often ignore the links to climate justice. The unique concerns of small islands must be heard to ensure the just transition works for all.