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
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines has begun an EC$22-million project to repair or rebuild houses damaged by extreme weather last Christmas. The project will address houses with Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 damage, with Level 1 representing houses with minimal damage, while Level 4 means that […]
THE Government is making good on its promise to remove the import tax on solar equipment and LED bulbs, Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell disclosed yesterday. “I am happy to say that the Cabinet, this week, … has given drafting instructions for the law to be amended immediately so that those of you who were very […]
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This workshop was held on August 28 – 29, 2013 at the Virtual Lab, Department of Physics, UWI, Mona, Jamaica. Some of the topics reviewed included : What is happening to the Jamaican Climate? Vision 2030 and Climate Change How is Climate Change information communicated to the Jamaican population? How does the Jamaican population view […]
The area of the ozone hole, as of October 2013. Credit: NASA/Ozone Hole Watch Four new man-made, ozone-destroying chemicals have been discovered in the upper atmosphere, and appear to be slowing the recovery of the ozone hole, according to a new report. The ozone hole over Antarctica has been gradually healing ever since an international treaty […]
International Year of Small Island Developing States (to which Jamaica belongs) International Year of Family Farming International Year of Crystallography International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People March 22 - World Water Day March 23 - World Meteorological Day April 01 – June 30 - Caribbean Spiny Lobster Closed Season April 07 - World Health Day April 22 - Earth […]