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News for Jamaica

PM Defends Actions On Environment, Climate Change

swearinginholnesszzb2016030Confronted with scepticism from civil society over the value and urgency his administration places on addressing climate change and environmental issues, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has sought to clear the air. “I don’t believe that I could have set up a ministry of climate change,” he...

Wigton Lab To Provide Training In Renewable Energy

Training  in renewable energy has taken another step, with the opening of the Wigton Renewable Energy Laboratory, in Rose Hill, Manchester. The resource centre, which was opened on November 3 by Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley, will deliver practical and theoretical courses in solar, thermal, photovoltaic, concentrated...