St Kitts and Nevis Launches Pair of New Environmental Projects

A new green push By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is launching two major new environmental projects. The country’s Department of Environment has unveiled projects directed at conserving biodiversity and adapting to climate change in the twin-island […]


Dominica Is Upgrading Its Seismic Network

Dominica enhancing earthquake monitoring By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Dominica is launching a $40 million upgrade to its seismic network. The project intends to reduce the island’s vulnerability to natural hazards – in this case, specifically, earthquakes– and the effects […]


Jamaica's $236 Million Green Energy Transformation

The island goes green By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is going green in a big way, according to Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell. Indeed, there are a number of green energy projects either underway or set to launch on the […]


How Colombia is Building Green

Above: Medellin By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia has embarked on a significant new green building initiative. The plan to promote efficiency in water and energy use in new buildings is now receiving praise abroad, from both the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and […]

Turks and Caicos Islands Adopts Green Energy Roadmap

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Turks and Caicos Islands has joined several other territories in adopting a Sustainable Energy Roadmap at the recent inaugural Summit of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT). The OCT Roadmap addresses key strategies and […]

UN’s Ban, in Barbados, Commends Caribbean on Green Efforts

Above: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Barbados (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is visiting Barbados for the 2015 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, has commended Caribbean states for their initiatives […]


St Lucia Boosting Green Efforts

Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor St Lucia is is continuing to work to strengthen its renewable energy and conservation efforts across the island through a variety of sustainability projects. One of the initiatives is the […]

A New Green Push in Belize

Above: Belize By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The government of Belize has signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to join the Ten Island Challenge, a partnership initiative between Carbon War Room (CWR) and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). The move signals […]

Bill Clinton Is Making a New Green Push in the Caribbean Region

Above: former US President Bill Clinton By the Caribbean Journal staff The Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Climate Initiative and the Rocky Mountain Institute have announced an official partnership aimed at promoting green energy in the Caribbean region. The partnership will combine […]


This is the Coolest (And Greenest) Hotel in the British Virgin Islands

Above: the Cooper Island Beach Club (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell COOPER ISLAND — It’s just before twilight and the sea is silver. There are barrels in the sand and a table in the water. On Cooper Island, […]

12 People Who are Making the Caribbean a Greener Place

Who is a green person in the Caribbean? It’s someone who is doing his or her part to help the environment — from conservation to renewable energy. And for Earth Day 2015, we decided to put together a list of […]

Barack Obama Visits Jamaica, Urges Caribbean on Green Energy

Above: US President Barack Obama in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit Jamaica in more than 33 years with a visit to Jamaica this week. Obama arrived on […]


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