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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Workers Feeling the Heat as Climate Change Slashes Productivity: Report

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) – Climate change is exposing millions of workers to excessive heat, risking their health and income and threatening to erase more than $2.0 trillion in annual productivity by 2030, a UN report warned Thursday. More than one billion workers in countries hard-hit by global warming are already grappling with increasing severe heat, […]

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US$900 Million Available For Climate Change Programmes

New Commonwealth secretary general, Baroness Patricia Scotland, is on her way to Belize to spearhead the establishment of a climate change centre to assist Jamaica and other member states affected by climate change. Scotland told The Gleaner that she is keen to assist member states such as Jamaica that are vulnerable to climate change, to […]

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Jamaica Signs Agreement on Climate Change

Kingston, Jamaica – Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, joins representatives of over 150 countries who will sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change today, April 22, at a special event convened by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. Fittingly, the signing ceremony […]

Latin America to Redouble Climate Efforts in New York

April 21, 2016         NEW YORK, United States, IPS – The countries of Latin America will flock to sign the Paris Agreement, in what will be a simple act of protocol with huge political implications: it is the spark that will ignite actions to curb global warming. More than 160 countries have […]

The Eerie Truth About Air Pollution

Port-of-Spain , Trinidad – Sit for a second and take a deep breath. Inhale and exhale gently. Wasn’t it refreshing? Do you know what’s not refreshing? The air you just inhaled. The quality of the Earth’s air is in a constant state of depreciation stemming from the burning of waste products, factory emissions and motor […]