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Greenhouse Gas Project Receives $25 Million

By Chris Patterson  The country’s effort to develop a robust national greenhouse gas inventory is to be strengthened with the allocation of $25 million in the 2015/16 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. The project, which is being funded by the United States Agency for International Development, is slated to commence in April […]

WEBINAR 11 March 2015 @ 15:00 – 16:00 CET

  Title:  Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency Register: About the webinar: Nina Campbell will present the key findings of an important recent IEA publication entitled Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency. The traditional focus on energy savings as the main goal of energy efficiency policy has, at times, led to an underestimation of […]

Register for the “Youth Action on Climate Change” Workshop

The World Youth Foundation in collaboration with Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Pembangunan Pertanian Melaka Sdn Bhd and various other agencies is organizing an International Workshop on Climate Change “Youth Action on Climate Change”, tentatively scheduled to be held on 21st – 24th May 2015 at Melaka, Malaysia. […]

Sault College officials tell us about their trip to Barbados

by: Staff In recent years, a number of unique partnerships have enhanced the learning environment of the college and one of those key partnerships is with Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic in Bridgetown, Barbados (SJPP). The inaugural course in photovoltaic installations began on the island last week and Sault College representatives were on-hand to officially launch […]

Webinar: 22 January, 2015

This Webinar has Ended Please contact the organizer for more information:   ENERGY LOW-EMISSION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES: A REGIONAL OVERVIEW OF AFRICA AND EXPERIENCES FROM CAPE VERDE AND KENYA 22 January 2015 9:00 AM EST  Check your local time. Reserve your seat now. The Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP) and the Energy Working Group (EWG) of the […]

St Mary police trained in environmental laws

ENVIRONMENTAL enforcement in St Mary has been bolstered with the recent training of 40 police officers from 11 police stations in the parish through efforts by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA). The officers were trained in environmental laws such as the Beach Control Act, Wildlife Protection Act, Endangered Species Act and the Natural […]

Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States

The University of Geneva is now providing a course called “Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States“. This course provides an overview of climate change adaptation for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It will present key concepts regarding the issues of adaptation to climate change and the methodological tools needed […]

Grenada to host renewable energy workshop

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — A renewable energy workshop sponsored by the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) will be held in Grenada on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Representatives from both public and private sectors have been invited to participate and contribute valuable insights on issues surrounding renewable energy deployment in Grenada. The workshop is an outcome […]

E-Learning Course: Investment Planning Towards Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development

E-Learning Course  Investment Planning Towards Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Last date to apply – November 17, 2014 Course Delivery Dates: December 1 – 12, 2014 Introduction: The course compiles knowledge and lessons learned during the design phase of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) investment plans and strategic programs. The objective of this course […]

Sustainable Development Ministry to embark on solar drying initiativen

By Ministry of Sustainable Development – Bethia Thomas. PRESS RELEASE – The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology remains committed to its mandate of promoting the use of renewable energy and increasing energy efficiency in Saint Lucia. The Government of Saint Lucia has received financial support for achieving this from the Republic of China (Taiwan) […]