Research

Climate Change Research in Trinidad by A.K. Baptiste

As a native of Trinidad and Tobago, I am engaged in research that looks at the intersection of environmental psychological variables and environmental justice issues within the Caribbean region.

I have explored the relationship between environmental attitudes and concerns toward oil and gas drilling in an internationally protected wetland in Trinidad and I am currently examining the relationship between environmental justice and the siting of aluminum smelters within the same context, in addition to other environmental issues.

Smelter in Trinidad and TobagoSmelter protest in Trinidad and Tobago

My new research examines the effects of climate change on marginalized communities in the Caribbean region, with an initial focus on the fishing community.

Climate Change Research among Trinidad Fishermen by A.K. BaptisteFishermen in Trinidad

My research has both a domestic (US) focus as well as an international focus.