How Bermuda Made Its Presence Known at the Paris Climate Talks

An emissions push By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Tiny Bermuda got some serious praise at the recent Paris climate talks. Donal Smith , founder and CEO of Bermuda Emissions Control, Ltd, delivered an address at the COP21 Climate Change Conference […]


The Caribbean’s Reaction to the Paris Climate Deal

There are few places on earth more vulnerable to climate change than the Caribbean — and the region is already experiencing its impact. From sea level rise to frequent and intense natural hazards to extended dry seasons, climate change is a […]


Where Caribbean Hotels Stand on Climate Change

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is urging the global community to support CARICOM’s position advocating for a cap on the world’s temperature rise at 1.5 degrees Centigrade. The call comes during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which is […]


Grenada Getting $15 Million Loan For Growth, Climate Resilience

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $15 million Development Policy Credit and Loan (DPC/DPL) with Grenada. This financing aims to foster sustainable conditions for private investment, improve public resource management, strengthen the […]

Op-Ed: Climate Change and the Caribbean

By George Nicholson and Anastasia Ramjag Op-Ed Contributors This debate surrounding our climate has polarized the world into two different groups for a long time; some theorists maintain that an intrinsic characteristic of climate is that it changes while a […]

The US Virgin Islands Is Making a New Push to Combat Climate Change

By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands is launching a new fight against the impact of climate change. Governor Kenneth Mapp has signed an executive order that provides for the launch of a territorial climate change initiative and […]


Sean Penn Helps Launch New Climate Change Initiative in Haiti

Penn, Hollande meet on initiative By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A major new climate initiative is coming to Haiti, led by Sean Penn and French officials. Representatives of the French and Haitian Governments including French President François Hollande met this […]

How Jamaica Is Providing Access to Green Tech

A new project By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered with First Global Bank (FGB) to offer loans to businesses and individuals for the installation of climate-smart technologies in Jamaica. The loans […]

China to Increase Cooperation With Grenada on Climate Fight

A new push By the Caribbean Journal staff China will be enhancing its cooperation with Grenada in the fight against climate change. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said this week that the country would “strengthen communication and coordination with Grenada on […]


Caribbean “Climate Justice”

St Lucia leading the way with new initiative By the Caribbean Journal staff Is this a new way to frame the Caribbean’s existential climate fight? St Lucia is launching a new regional initiative aimed at addressing the Caribbean’s concerns on […]

New Fund to Bridge Caribbean Agriculture and Climate Change

The crossroads of business and climate By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved the $5 million Climate-Smart Agriculture Fund for Latin American and the Caribbean (CSAF), which aims to incentivize private sector investment in projects […]

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 […]


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