Environment

UN Environment launches office in Kingston

Tuesday, December, 6 2016    

The United Nations’ environment agency, which is now styled United Nations (UN) Environment, says Jamaica was the best location for its Caribbean office, formally opened in Kingston last week. Read More

Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016

Tuesday, December, 6 2016    

WASHINGTON, USA (AP) — Though this is the time the Arctic is supposed to be refreezing, scientists say sea ice there hit record low levels for November. In the crucial Barents Sea, floating ice decreased when it would be expected to grow. Read More

Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution

Tuesday, December, 6 2016    

SAN FRANCISCO, USA (AP) — Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity. Read More

Higher temperatures could mean economic decline — IPCC

Saturday, December, 3 2016    

THE world economy stands to recede if global temperatures continue to rise. Read More

53-pound alligator snapping turtle saved

Friday, December, 2 2016    

TEXAS, USA (AP) — A 53-pound alligator snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation centre after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe. Read More

Dairy cows to combat global warming?

Tuesday, November, 29 2016    

GALT, California (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm.The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock. Read More

Oil spill in Kingston Harbour

Friday, November, 25 2016    

THE National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) was yesterday investigating a report of an oil spill in the Kingston Harbour which occurred Thursday afternoon. Read More



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