GROS ISLET, St Lucia — Government climate negotiators and civil society groups from the Caribbean who met with artistes and journalists here last week have discussed strategies to drum up local awa

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The World Bank is providing a US$ 6.8 million grant to help Jamaica improve the quality and use of climate related information for effective planning and action at

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government is taking action to improve fuel economy and efficiency in the transportation sector and reduce vehicle emissions, which contribute to global warming.

JAMAICA has recorded an afforestation rate of 0.41 per cent, a turnaround in the pattern of forestation since it was first checked in 1998.

With hundreds of acres of forest cover lost since the start of the year due to bush fires, Conservator of Forests, Marilyn Headley, is imploring citizens to desist from lighting fires in and around

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is providing US$14.8 million to support St Lucia’s efforts to deliver a reliable, climate resilient supply of potable

Beijing closed or relocated 185 firms in the first half of 2015 in a battle against pollution, local authorities said Friday.

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – Smoking is responsible for nearly half of deaths due to certain types of cancers in 2011, a US study said Monday.

Health expenses push six per cent of people in low and middle income countries into extreme poverty, according to a new report released here Friday by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Wo

Executive Director of the Scientific Research Council (SRC) Dr Cliff Riley (left) and SRC Board director Dr Lanie Oakley- Williams (right) examine a tissue culture specimen, at the signing of a Mem