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
Jamaicans are being urged to conserve water, and to prepare for the next drought period, which begins in December 2014. Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, made the call in a Statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday, October 28. He informed that the latest figures from the National […]
Jamaica Information Service Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (at podium), delivers the keynote address at the official opening ceremony of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) 2014 High Level Caribbean Forum, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St. James, today (October 23). Listening keenly (from right to left) are: IMF […]
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Desmond Brown, Inter Press Service St. Vincent has been hit hard by flooding and landslides in recent years, blamed on climate change and deforestation. (Media credit: Desmond Brown/IPS) PASTURES, St. Vincent (IPS) — Glenda Williams has lived in the Pastures community in eastern St. Vincent all her life. She’s seen the area flooded by storms on […]
The concept of using heat transfer to produce usable energy to help you recharge your phone is behind Epiphany Labs’ onE Puck, which is now looking for funding from the Kickstarter site. Yes, the product looks like a hockey puck with one side in blue and the other in red. To generate the power, if you […]
SIDS DOCK. Do you hold at least a first-level university degree? Are you 32 or younger by the end of this year? Do you speak either English and/or French fluently? Are you a national of a participating country? The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who are ready to launch a professional […]