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Turks and Caicos Islands Adopts Green Energy Roadmap

 By Dana NilandCJ 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 actions …

St Lucia Boosting Green Efforts

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ 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 Disaster …

A New Green Push in Belize

 Above: Belize By Dana NilandCJ 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 the …

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 Above: the Parador Combate Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Parador Combate Beach in Cabo Rojo has expanded with 12 new “EcoSuites.” Each of the suites were built with recycled materials, sustainable technologies and energy-saving equipment, according to …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 to …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 By Michael W Beck, PhDCJ 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 plan …

 By Ryan PetersonCJ 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 simply …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s Agricultural Industrial and Development Bank will soon be implementing a pilot project to finance energy efficiency investments by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the country. The project is being …

 Above: a rendering of the proposed project By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique is planning to develop an ocean thermal energy project. Ocean thermal energy uses the heat energy stored in the ocean to generate electricity, capitalizing on the temperature …

 

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