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
SALUTATIONS Dr. Earla Carey-Baines, Acting President of the College of The Bahamas Dr. Eslyn Jones, Vice President of Student Affairs; Dr. Dion Hepburn, Chairperson School of Chemistry, Enviornment and Life Sciences; Mr. Lionel Johnson, Dean of Pure and Applied Sciences; Lecturers COB students; Ladies & Gentlemen GOOD AFTERNOON! “There is a great need for […]
Pedaling my metallic blue Sting-Ray bike with the banana seat to the back of the strip mall of my hometown made me feel independent. There was a bale of newspapers waiting for me. I’d fold them neatly into my burlap carrier that fit snugly around the handlebars and deliver each one to a waiting person’s […]
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By Jun Zhang Op-Ed Contributor HIGH ENERGY costs are the Achilles heel of the Caribbean. More than 97 percent of this region’s electricity is generated from fossil fuels and many islands devote a hefty portion of their GDP to fuel imports. On some Caribbean islands, electricity bills can soar up to six times higher […]
4 April 2014 Reminder – IPCC Working Group III Report GENEVA, 4 April – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will consider the Working Group III contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report, covering the mitigation of climate change, in Berlin, Germany, on 7-11 April. This Working Group session will approve the Summary for Policymakers […]
Yesterday we started a series on the impact of climate change on tourism businesses and regions around the world, based on the just released report from United Nations scientific panel Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The first in the series was the effect of these changes on the coastal and low lying areas. The second extract in the series is the impact […]