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Caribbean walks the talk on clean energy policy

From Caribbean360 Barbados, for instance, which spends an estimated 400 million dollars annually on fossil fuel imports, has announced plans for a wind, gas and solar energy programme that requires almost one billion dollars in investments. Desmond Brown BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,…

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Gender counts in the aftermath of Caribbean natural disasters

By Jewel Fraser Caribbean360 A report prepared for the United Nations Development Programme noted that men often lacked coping skills in the aftermath of a hurricane and were prone to alcohol abuse, stress, and anger. (Credit Jewel Fraser PORT-OF-SPAIN,…

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Caribbean Green Tech Incubator launched

From Caribbean Climate The Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre (CCIC) was launched today (Monday, January 27, 2014) at the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) in Trinidad and Tobago. The World Bank/infoDev initiative, which is being administered by the Jamaica-based Scientific Research…