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

News Highlights

US$3.9 Million Watershed Project Launched

By Garfield L. Angus   April 13, 2015 Photo by: JIS PhotographerMinister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, delivering the keynote address at the launch of the US$3.9 million Yallahs and Hope River Watershed Project, held on April 13, at the Terra Nova Hotel, in St. Andrew.   The Government has launched […]

Wigton saving the country billions in oil imports, cutting carbon emissions

Wigton Windfarm’s general manager, Earl Barrett (right), and project manager, Michelle Chin Lenn, discuss details of Wigton III — a 24-megawatt (MW) expansion of the wind-farm complex. (PHOTO: JIS)   A file photo of the Wigton Windfarm   Wednesday, March 25, 2015 THE Wigton Windfarm, established by the Government a decade ago to reduce the […]

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Tourism and climate change: A reciprocal relationship

It is important to note that the climate of a destination, whether a region or a country, is one of its major attributes. SEVERAL articles have been written about the impact of climate change on factors such as food security, longevity of life, and the environment, but very few studies have actually examined climate change […]

$15 million allocated to climate change pilot

  Inter-American Development Bank A total of $15 million has been budgeted for the Climate Resilience II Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism (pilot), as part of measures to bolster support for climate change activities. This is outlined in the 2015/16 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. The programme, which is expected to […]

How climate change will leave us all thirsty

By Chelsea Harvey (Reuters) The bottom of the Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California, January 2014. Climate change is reshaping the planet in a big way. Rising temperatures, melting ice, and surging seas are just a few of the obvious effects that we’re already observing. And, according to recent climate reports, these events could bring on […]