CEIS Focal Point Office

Mr. Melvin Lindsey
Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing and the Environment
P O Box 344
Tel: (664) 491 2521/2
Fax: (664) 491 6659

News for Montserrat

CARICOM to study sustainable development during Energy Week

The Caribbean Community, or CARICOM, on Monday begins celebrating “Energy Week,” an annual event in which the 15 member states will study measures to strengthen the regional economy through sustainable development. The planned events, which end on Nov. 22, are expected to “increase awareness” of climate and economic resilience in...

Cork Hill/Weekes Geothermal, Montserrat

In 2012, Montserrat began developing the island’s first geothermal project. Funds were provided by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (roughly $13.5 million) and the Caribbean Development Bank, with in-kind contributions from the government itself.   Iceland Drilling was awarded the contract and in October 2012 the company began drilling two...

Revolution on the Front Lines of Climate Change

Clean energy technologies are making headway throughout the Caribbean—and the US should take note. By Richard Schiffman   Lefties Food Stall, a pint-sized eatery serving Barbados’s signature flying-fish sandwiches, recently became the first snack shack on the Caribbean island to be fitted with a solar panel. The nearby public shower facility...