How the Caribbean Fared at the UN Climate Summit in New York

By Michael W Beck, PhD CJ Contributor It was a momentous week recently in New York City at the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit. The purpose of the Summit was to build energy, momentum and commitments towards a new global […]

Rebuilding Caribbean Coral Reefs

Above: Outplanted staghorn (Acropora cervicornis) coral after one year of growth. (Photo: Kemit Amon Lewis) By Michael W Beck, PhD Op-Ed Contributor ELEUTHERA, Bahamas (25° 8′ 22″ N;  76° 8′ 59″ W) is one of my favourite islands. Unfortunately, storms seem […]


Jamaican Prime Minister: "Climate Change Is Here And We Face It Now"

Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing what has been a major stated priority of her administration, Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is urging regional leaders to give “serious consideration” to the development […]


EU to Invest $15 Million to Improve Business Climate in Turks and Caicos

Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Union has agreed to invest $15 million to make the Turks and Caicos Islands government “more business friendly,” according to the Governor’s office. The agreement […]

Barbados, Brazil Eye Cooperation on Renewable Energy

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and Brazil are exploring increased cooperation on green energy, according to Environment Minister Dr Denis Lowe. The Minister, who recently held talks with Brazil’s Ambassador to Barbados, Appio Claudio Acquarone, […]

China Helps Grenada on Climate Change

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will receive more than $2 million in technology assistance from a Chinese project aimed at helping the country adapt to climate change. The AOSIS-China Climate Change Adaptation Pilot Programme, Grenada will receive the funding […]


Caribbean Nations Prepare for Durban

Above: Durban, South Africa By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean nations are preparing for the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa at the end of November. Small Island States like those in the Caribbean are particularly vulnerable to […]


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