Environment

Commonwealth to unveil 'revolutionary' approach to climate change

Some of the world's leading environmental experts will meet at a Commonwealth conference this week to see how they can take forward an innovative strategy to reverse the human impact of climate change. They are hoping their new approach will influence the... Read More

Green expo at Castleton Gardens today
THE Public Gardens Division in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will today be hosting a green expo at the Castleton Botanical Gardens, in St Mary.It will be staged under the World Earth Day theme 'Environmental and......
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Trees for UHWI
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Koreans visit to discuss
Representatives of the Korea International Cooperation Agency, the Korean Institute of Ocean, Science and Technology, the University of Korea and the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) visited Jamaica last week to engage in discussions with members of the...... Read More

Setting the rules of the game

Paula Caballero | Wednesday, May, 3 2017    

What's true for sports is true for tackling climate change: to make things happen, you have to agree on the rules of the game.Climate negotiators gathering in Bonn from May 8-18 will be working to do just that by writing a... Read More

Vertical gardening

Wednesday, April, 26 2017    

Children from the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) nursery helped plant a vertical garden at the financial group's head office on Earth Day, observed around the world last Saturday. They reused empty plastic beverage bottles as planters, which they tied to a... Read More

Edible 'water bottles'?

Wednesday, April, 26 2017    

(AFP/Relaxnews) — Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavoured water could provide a solution to the world's plastic waste disposal problem, according to start-up company based London Skipping Rocks Lab.The alternative to... Read More

PHOTO: A tree for Sabina

Wednesday, April, 26 2017    

Three students from the winning school in Scotiabank's Kiddy Cricket Programme 2017, Nazareth Primary, did their bit to honour Mother Earth last Saturday by helping to plant a Bismark Palm just behind the North Stand on the island's cricket foremost ground — Sabina Park. Read More

PHOTO: Recycling boost

Sunday, April, 23 2017    

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Jamaica moves 74 places up on Global Energy Index

Tuesday, April, 18 2017    

Jamaica has moved 74 places up on the World Economic Forum’s Global Energy Architecture Performance Index for 2017, going from 166 to 92. Read More

Earth Day 2017 is this Saturday

Tuesday, April, 18 2017    

Earth Day, also called International Mother Earth Day, will be observed in 192 countries around the world this Saturday, with a focus on environmental and climate literacy. Read More

Yes, we can have low cost electricity from JPS

David Cooke | Tuesday, April, 18 2017    

Every Jamaica Public Service (JPS) customer can have electricity at prices even lower than those in the USA. Fact! Read More

Jamaica ratifies Paris Agreement

Tuesday, April, 11 2017    

The Government of Jamaica yesterday announced that it has ratified the Paris Agreement — the global groundwork for combatting climate change and to intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable, low-carbon future. Read More



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