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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Talking Caribbean Clean Energy Tech

Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority recently hosted the first-ever Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium in St Thomas. The conference, co-hosted by the US Department of Energy, the USVI government […]


In Jamaica, A Good Reason To Go A/C Free?

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor There are two types of Caribbean travelers in this world: People (like me) who walk into their hotel room and immediately set the air-conditioning to tundra-like temps. And those who love nothing better than […]


US to Fund Wind Farm in Jamaica

Above: a wind farm in the Caribbean (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major wind farm project in Jamaica will soon receive a major boost from the United States government. According to the United States’ Overseas Private Investment […]

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Barack Obama's New Caribbean Push

Above: US President Barack Obama By Alexander Britell It’s been six years since United States President Barack Obama made his first visit to the Caribbean, on the occasion of the Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain. And it’s […]


Jamaica's Jakes Resort Expands With Eco-Friendly Jack Sprat Shack

Above: the new Jack Sprat Shack By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Jakes Hotel has expanded. The boutique property on Treasure Beach is opened its doors to Jack Sprat Shack, a green hostel-style property aimed at eco-conscious travelers. The property […]


St Kitts to Build Two More Solar Farms

Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis is planning to build two more solar farms, according to Cartwright Farrell, CEO of the St Kitts Electricity Corporation. The two would follow the country’s existing […]

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Turks and Caicos Islands Ramping Up Green Efforts

Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has signed a memorandum of understanding to join the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge. Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing and Carbon […]


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 […]


Why Caribbean Sustainability is Smart

By Ryan Peterson CJ Contributor When 80 percent of your Caribbean tourism product is nature-based, and 80 percent of your market increasingly demands eco-based services and experiences, it doesn’t take science to figure out that sustaining a high-quality ecology is […]


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