Environment

China reasserts commitment to addressing climate change

BEIJING, China — Government officials in the People's Republic of China (PRC) yesterday restated that country's position on climate change, re-emphasising as it did at the recently held United Nations climate change action summit, that China attaches great importance on addressing... Read More

PHOTOS: Keeping the coast clean
Elon Parkinson, public relations and communications manager, Digicel, and Tsehia Granger, vice-president, Standing Committee on Human Rights and Peace at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, hoist a mattress frame they removed from the Kingston Harbour during International Coastal...... Read More

PHOTO: Cleaning the coast
Allan Lewis (third right), managing director, JN Fund Managers, gets support from Stacey-Ann Mighty Whyte (left), Patrick Whyte, and Javine Heath from Allman Town Primary School in collecting recyclable plastics along the Palisados strip in Kingston on International Coastal Clean-up Day last...... Read More

As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AFP) — The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames.... Read More

Swiss hold high-altitude wake for lost glacier

Monday, September, 23 2019    

MELS, Switzerland (AFP) — Dozens of people dressed in black went on a 'funeral march' up a steep Swiss mountainside yesterday to mark the disappearance of an Alpine glacier amid growing global alarm over climate change. Read More

Jamaica calls on ACP, EU countries to accelerate climate financing

Monday, May, 27 2019    

JAMAICA'S Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has called on African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and European Union (ACP-EU) countries to take immediate and innovative actions to fast track financing initiatives for climate... Read More

Mexico's prized beaches threatened by smelly algae invasion

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AP) — Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and... Read More



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