This EU funded project initiates an Alliance with the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce which is based in Trinidad and Tobago.

The objective of the project is to build private sector capacity in environmental and energy management order to promote a successful regional and national collaborative approach to efficient energy consumption reduced environmental impacts

About the PSOJ/CAIC/EU Funded Project

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Environmental activist named conservationist of year

(CNS): Katrina Jurn, has been named conservationist of the year in the National Trusts annual awards designed to celebrate those who are doing their best to preserve the country’s environment and natural resources which are currently under attack from all directions. Jurn who has led the charge on a number of environmental campaigns is also a founding […]

St Elizabeth communities get rainwater catchment tanks

The Portsea tank after rehabilitation.     The Portsea tank before rehabilitation. The community rainwater catchment facility at Rose Hall was among the stops for Water Minister Robert Pickersgill during a recent visit to South East St Elizabeth. Here, Pickersgill (second left) joins hands with (from left) Councillor Layton Smith (Myersville Division); Richard Parchment, member […]

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Why OLED lighting will soon shine on you

by Stephen Shankland   @stshank Acuity Brands’ Chalina, with five replaceable OLED panels, costs $300 at Home Depot.Acuity Brands The flat-panel lighting tech is for sale at Home Depot starting at $200, providing a new energy-efficient alternative to LED lights. Undecided about whether to buy LED-based lights instead of compact fluorescent bulbs? Get ready to have some more […]

Caribbean box jellyfish found in Australia for first time, on Queensland’s Gold Coast

By Matt Watson PHOTO: This Caribbean box jellyfish was found in a canal on Queensland’s Gold Coast. (Supplied: Merrick Ekins/Queensland Museum) A box jellyfish native to Jamaica in the Caribbean has been found for the first time in Australia in a canal 17 kilometres inland on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Tripedalia cystophora, commonly known as the Caribbean box […]

Climate change impacts heat up UN talks in Lima

By KARL RITTER and FRANK BAJAK Artists perform during the inauguration of Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Delegates from more than 190 countries will meet in Lima for two weeks to work on drafts for a global climate deal that is supposed to be adopted next year in Paris. (AP Photo/Rodrigo […]