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News for Jamaica

Local Scientists Weigh In On Earth Day Marches

Play from the local scientific community have given the nod to the recent science marches, staged globally for Earth Day 2017. The April 22 marches, they say, have helped to draw attention to valuing research, particularly in the struggle to build resilience to climate change. For...

Jamaica Looking To Benefit From Green Climate Fund

The Government has taken steps to ensure that Jamaica derives significant benefits from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which has been established to support the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.This was disclosed by Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation,...

Climate Literacy A Must, Says EFJ

This year’s Earth Day theme, Environmental and Climate Literacy, seemed especially appropriate. After the devastating floods in several parishes on Earth Day, a number of activities planned for the day were postponed. And as the rains persisted, the message was very clear: We need to learn...
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