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Minister Pickersgill Hails Caribbean Meteorological Organization

By Chris Patterson  Photo by: JIS PhotographerMinister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill (left), greets Director of the Sustainable Development Unit, Caribbean Community Secretariat, Garfield Barnwell, just before the start of the 54th Minister’s meeting of the Caribbean Meteorological Council, this morning (November 24), at the Jamaica...

Turks and Caicos Sign Green Energy Agreement

Turks and Caicos is the latest territory to join the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge, committing to making the transition from fossil-fuel dependency to 100 percent renewable energy.     Last week, Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing signed the Ten Islands Challenge agreement with the Carbon War Room’s Operations Director...

Admidst Delays, Gov’t Promises Green Energy

  BVI Electricity Corporation General Manager Leroy Abraham told a room full of Caribbean energy regulators Tuesday night that the Virgin Islands has completed its “flirtation and courtship” with renewable energy.   Solar street lights were recently installed in front of the Central Administration Building in Road Town. Photo: KEN SILVA   Now he’s just...