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  1. Don’t Ignore Impact of Climate Change, Utility Regulators Urged

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report MONTEGO BAY Jamaica Observer Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, is urging utility regulators to pay close attention to the effects of climate change on t ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  2. Jamaicans Warned To Be On Guard For Water-Borne Diseases

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is appealing to Jamaicans to protect themselves from the threat of water-borne diseases, which are a very real risk at this time, in light of the floodi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  3. Jamaica Gets IADB Funding for Climate Resilience

    6 Feb 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer Jamaica will increase its resilience to climate change by enhancing the adaptive capacity of the agriculture and tourism sectors and watershed management, using a US$10 million highly-conce ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2015 - 09:23

  4. Jamaica's Drought Could Last Until Next May

    26 Aug 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Telesur Extreme weather conditions have already affected over 16,000 small farmers in the Caribbean nation.The prolonged drought plaguing Jamaica is expected to get worse and could threatens to continue in ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2014 - 10:09

  5. Jamaican Flood Mitigation Project Complete

    2 Jul 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report ST. MARK Jamaica-Gleaner The people of the St Mark community can breathe a sigh of relief now that the flood mitigation work has been completed just in time for the onset of the 2014 hurricane season. The constructi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2014 - 10:07

  6. Jamaica, IADB to Host Climate Forum

    13 Jun 2014- 10:37 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Observer The Government of Jamaica (GoJ) in collaboration with the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) will host a Climate Investment Funds Partnership Forum in Montego Bay later this month. Slat ...

    Local Press Report - 06/13/2014 - 10:37

  7. USAID Official Impressed With Jamaica's Climate Change Policy

    21 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report KINGSTON The Gleaner Jamaica is being praised for making significant strides in raising public awareness about climate-change issues. A United States official has noted that the nation is working in a structured wa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2014 - 09:53

  8. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in orde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  9. Jamaican Government Considers Rainwater Harvesting Requirement

    8 Nov 2013- 10:16 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Go-Jamaica Minister of Water and Environment, Robert Pickersgill, says the Government is looking at making it mandatory for all developments to make allowances for rainwater harvesting. Pickersgill says the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2013 - 10:16

  10. Jamaicans Need to Be More Aware of Climate Change

    2 Aug 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaican Information Service Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Robert Pickersgill, has emphasised the need to increase climate change awareness among Jamaicans, noting that the i ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2013 - 09:54

  11. Jamaica's Water Minister Wants to Restart Rapid Response Team

    21 Jun 2013- 09:50 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Gleaner State minister for water, land, environment and climate change, Ian Hayles, has said his ministry is working feverishly to resurrect the Rapid Response Unit which was "in the grave&quo ...

    Local Press Report - 06/21/2013 - 09:50