Jamaica ratifies Paris Agreement

Tuesday, April, 11 2017    

The Government of Jamaica yesterday announced that it has ratified the Paris Agreement — the global groundwork for combatting climate change and to intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable, low-carbon future. Read More

Land boundary restriction

Tuesday, April, 11 2017    

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A rebranded Wigton can drive energy transformation

David Cooke | Tuesday, April, 4 2017    

The following is part six of an eight-part look at the pace and future of renewable technologies: Read More

IMPACT launched in Caribbean

Tuesday, April, 4 2017    

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Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica expands

Tuesday, March, 28 2017    

In February 2015, a catchy jingle hit the airwaves. "Nuh dutty up Jamaica, please don’t dweet" it went, urging people not to litter. Read More

Wigton to offer renewable energy training course in April

Tuesday, March, 28 2017    

Registration is now open for a certificate course in solar thermal technologies at Wigton Renewable Energy Training Lab in Rose Hill, Manchester, from April 5-7, 2017. Read More

Electric vehicles a better bet than diesel and gas

David Cooke | Tuesday, March, 28 2017    

Part five of an eight-part look at the pace and future of renewable technologies Read More

NEPA continues to urge fire prevention

BY JAVENE SKYERS Staff reporter skyersj@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, March, 27 2017    

In 2015, a devastating series of bush fires swept across several communities in East Rural St Andrew, causing significant damage to the livelihoods of farmers and their families. Read More

Imported fuels driving Jamaica to financial ruin?

David Cooke | Tuesday, March, 21 2017    

Seeing is believing. If I tell you how big an impact imported fuels make on the country’s wealth you will doubt me, and therefore not make the effort to act on it.But if I show you, and you immediately see the huge impact, you will be convinced to act. Read More

Flexpak Goes Green

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer staff reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 21 2017    

Flexpak Limited, a major player in the manufacturing of plastic packagaging in Jamaica, last week unveiled a line of oxo-biodegradable plastic bags at its head-quarters in Twickenham Park, St Catherine. Read More

Jamaicans stand to profit from collective financing

David Cooke | Wednesday, March, 15 2017    

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Dancers off to New York

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Friday, March, 10 2017    

Two Jamaican dancers, Ashley Bromfield and Oraine Frater, will participate in a summer intensive programme organised by New York-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Read More

Fishers to get bad-weather warning app

Tuesday, March, 7 2017    

Fisherfolk in four Caribbean countries are shortly to be equipped with an early warning and emergency response tool in an effort to save their lives and property in circumstances of rough weather and sea conditions. Read More

When will JPS prices drop by more than half?

David Cooke | Tuesday, March, 7 2017    

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