Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Climate Change

DOMINICA – Geothermal dream about to become a reality

By Desmond Brown The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica has moved one step closer to its dream of constructing a geothermal plant, a project that...

PARADISE LOST – PM Gaston Browne says full evacuation of Barbuda might be...

By Desmond Brown – Executive Editor The tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda is best known for its pink sand beaches. In July 2011, Barbuda renamed...

ST KITTS – Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum cancelled due to Hurricane Irma

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of St. Kitts and Nevis regret to advise of the cancellation of the Climate...

ST VINCENT – “New Normal” for the U.S., all too familiar for the Caribbean

By Kenton X Chance The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines says it hopes that the devastating loss and damage that Hurricane Harvey has...

TRINIDAD – Young artists get passionate about renewable energy

By Jewel Fraser Conversations about renewable and sustainable energy don’t typically include artistic ideas on the subject. However, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) has chosen to...

CANADA – Antigua wants to strengthen relations with Canada

The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has taken steps to further strengthen relations with Canada. A government statement said that the island’s Ambassador to...

St. Lucia’s PM on Climate Change: “Time Is Against Us”

By Desmond Brown A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) prime minister has reiterated the call for developed countries to assist Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their...

JAMAICA – Building climate resilience in coastal communities of the Caribbean

By Zadie Neufville Ceylon Clayton is trying to revive a sea moss growing project he and friends started a few years ago to supplement their...

ST KITTS – Youths urged to attend climate smart tourism conference

Young people in St. Kitts and Nevis, particularly those pursuing tertiary education in hospitality, tourism management or some other related field are encouraged to...

What Does “Climate-Smart Agriculture” Really Mean? New Tool Breaks It Down

By Desmond Brown PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 15 2017 (IPS) - A Trinidadian scientist has developed a mechanism for determining the degree of climate-smart...