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New Book On Climate Change And The Caribbean Hits Local Shelves

Thera Edwards with a copy of the book 'Global Change and the Caribbean: Adaptation and Resilience'. A NEW book on resilience building in the Caribbean, forced by the changing climate and driven by globalisation and population growth, has hit local shelves, with the goal to lend insight into regional realities and help inform future action. [...]

By | 2017-06-05T19:33:41+00:00 June 5th, 2017|

Local Scientists Weigh In On Earth Day Marches

Supporters gather to listen to speakers after marching in support of science, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Pullman, Wash. People around the globe have turned out in huge numbers to celebrate Earth Day and support scientific research and funding. Rallies in more than 600 cities put scientists alongside advocates of politics-free scientific pursuits.   Play [...]

By | 2017-05-04T18:38:26+00:00 May 4th, 2017|

Jamaican Scientist Makes IPCC Team

JAMAICA'S Professor Michael Taylor has made the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) team, tasked to deliver what is a vital report for the Caribbean and other small island developing states (SIDS), in the fight against global climate change. Taylor was invited to serve as one of three coordinating lead authors for the third chapter [...]

By | 2017-04-17T19:35:00+00:00 April 17th, 2017|

Sound Info Can Prepare Ja For Impact Of Climate Change

The increased availability of timely climate and weather information will position Jamaica to become more resilient to climate change impacts and improve development across key sectors such as health, agriculture and tourism. This was the consensus of experts at a forum and exhibition which was held in recognition of the 2016 World Meteorological Day, under [...]

By | 2016-03-28T16:42:34+00:00 March 28th, 2016|