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The Turks & Caicos Islands are Going Renewable

  Aerial shot of the beautiful Turks & Caicos Islands   The Turks & Caicos have become the latest islands to join the Ten Island Challenge, designed to support the shift to a cleaner future in the Caribbean.   The Ten Island Challenge is all about finding renewable solutions to the Caribbean islands’ heavy dependence on...

Caribbean Youth Ready to Lead on Climate Issues

MEMBERS OF THE CARIBBEAN YOUTH ENVIRONMENT NETWORK (CEYN) CLEAN DEBRIS FROM A RIVER IN TRINIDAD. CREDIT: DESMOND BROWN/IPS   At 24 years old, Stefan Knights has never been on the side of those who are sceptical about the reality and severity of climate change. A Guyana native who moved to...

WAPA Signs Solar Purchase Agreement

BY SUSAN ELLIS After the V.I. Water and Power Authority’s board meeting Thursday, Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr. signed a 25-year agreement with representatives from St. Croix Solar LLC to purchase 6 megawatts of solar energy from two facilities to be located on St. Croix. Hodge said the completed projects...