Environment

Vertical gardening

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'?
(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
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
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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

Land boundary restriction

Tuesday, April, 11 2017   

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A rebranded Wigton can drive energy transformation

David Cooke | Tuesday, April, 4 2017   

The following is part six of an eight-part look at the pace and future of renewable technologies: Read More

IMPACT launched in Caribbean

Tuesday, April, 4 2017   

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Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica expands

Tuesday, March, 28 2017   

In February 2015, a catchy jingle hit the airwaves. "Nuh dutty up Jamaica, please don’t dweet" it went, urging people not to litter. Read More

Wigton to offer renewable energy training course in April

Tuesday, March, 28 2017   

Registration is now open for a certificate course in solar thermal technologies at Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab in Rose Hill, Manchester, from April 5-7, 2017. Read More



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