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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A Plea for the Parrot Fish

THE NEGRIL Area Environmental Protection Trust (NEPT) has urged local fishers to join the effort to preserve the Parrot fish population, noting its value to Caribbean coral reefs. “The sad reality is that most of the parrot fish caught is undersized and this has a negative impact on their reproduction and reef-building activities,” NEPT said […]

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Research Coming On Why Jamaicans Pollute

THE Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is set to share research that provides insight into why Jamaicans pollute the environment – together with details on how the findings are to be used – next week. The research, which focused on dumping at Montego Bay’s South Gully, was undertaken in the last year and comprised a sample […]

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Research Coming On Why Jamaicans Pollute

THE Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is set to share research that provides insight into why Jamaicans pollute the environment – together with details on how the findings are to be used – next week. The research, which focused on dumping at Montego Bay’s South Gully, was undertaken in the last year and comprised a sample […]

Good News For Ja’s Climate Change Response, But …

JAMAICA SAW a reduction in its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 2008 and 2012, signalling a step in the right direction for the island’s efforts to stave off negative climate change impacts. “We have seen a reduction from about 27,000 gigagrams (CO2 equivalent) in 2008 to just about 20,000 in 2012,” revealed Clifford Mahlung, project […]

JPS Says Smart Meter Customers to Have Greater Benefits

Power can now be connected, disconnected from a remote location THE new smart meters which are to be rolled out over the next three months will allow the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) to remotely connect or disconnect electricity for 20,000 of its customers, who will be recipients of the meters, in seven parishes. The […]