CEIS Focal Point Office

Mrs. Yvonne Barrett-Edwards
Kingston, Jamaica
Ministry: Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)
Work: (876) 929-8990-4
E-Mail: or

News for Jamaica

Gov’t Targets More Renewable Energy Investments

Photo: Garwin DavisMinister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley (right); and Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Audley Shaw (left) mount portable steps for a close-up view of a wind turbine at the opening of Blue Mountain Renewables (BMR) wind energy project in...

Civil Society Demands Answers for Planned Coal Plant

ETEleanorJones20160810CJAMAICANS ARE demanding an explanation from Government over the planned-for 1,000-megawatt coal plant, news of which has come post last month’s sale of ALPART to Chinese firm Jiuguan Iron and Steel. “The Government needs to come out and say exactly what is being planned, what agreement...

$81 Billion Mobilized In 2015 To Tackle Climate Change

092109-AP080828039117-500-700x469Climate finance totalling $81 billion was mobilized for projects funded by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in 2015. This included $25 billion of MDBs’ direct climate finance, combined with a further $56 billion from other investors. The latest MDB climate finance figures are...