June 30, 2022

Caribbean walks the talk on clean energy policy

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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, IPS – Despite having an abundance of wind and sunshine, Caribbean countries have found that […]

Gender counts in the aftermath of Caribbean natural disasters

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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 iwnsvg.com/YouTube) Jewel Fraser PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday January 31, 2014, IPS – The rise in natural disasters in the Caribbean […]

Caribbean Green Tech Incubator launched

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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 Council and Trinidad and Tobago-based Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), will function as an incubator […]