Category: Sustainability

This desk runs the gamut of Sustainable Development issues, inclusive of climate change, green energy, environmental policy and urban planning. It also monitors international processes and negotiations on sustainability and climate change.

Jamaica looks to broaden economic growth through tourism diversification

Jamaica is making moves to ensure that the country’s tourism product not only generates prosperity for large hotel owners, but stimulates growth in the wider domestic economy as well

/ April 16, 2017

What will it take to raise up Haiti?

The international community's insistence that Haiti should have a democratically-elected government is warranted, but so too is their responsibility to rebuild the country.

/ October 7, 2016

A Caribbean without sea turtles?

It has never been more important for the Caribbean to protect its sea turtles, and our World Ocean's Day message highlights the urgency of the problem

/ June 8, 2016

In Honduras, environmental activists are murdered with impunity

The human cost of advocacy is laid bare as Honduran activists are assassinated while their government looks the other way

/ March 20, 2016

CARICOM hails Paris Agreement

Legally-binding climate agreement adopted in Paris

/ December 12, 2015

CARICOM negotiators optimistic about outcome of Paris climate summit

CARICOM negotiators reach compromise on final day of climate summit

/ December 11, 2015