Environment

UK heat record may be broken amid travel disruption

BBC:-  The UK's July temperature record could be broken on Friday despite the arrival of storms in parts of the country. The Met Office told the BBC to expect highs of...
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Saint Lucia to host major climate change event in October this year

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Saint Lucia, 25th June 2018 The Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the Caribbean, despite contributing only negligibly to global greenhouse gas emissions, are recognised as being particularly...

OECS Ministers Agree on Unified Approach to Climate Change Issues

Press Release:  The OECS 5th Council of Ministers of Environment and Sustainability (COMES5) Meeting concluded on the evening of Wednesday, July 11 with Ministers of Environment identifying several areas for...

Britain melts as temperatures near all-time record

Sky News:- Temperatures in the coming days could break all-time UK records, with the mercury set to soar to 37C (98.6F). The Met Office said the highest temperatures are expected in...
climate-change

Saint Lucia commits to Declaration of High Ambition on Climate Change

PRESS RELEASE: On the heels of the Second Ministerial on Climate Action held in Brussels, Belgium on June 20 and 21, 2018, a group of countries have come together to...

Chicago named ‘rat capital’ of the USA

Fox News:-  New York is apparently no longer the big cheese. The Second City has been dubbed the "rat capital" of America according to apartment search service RentHop, which said Chicago had...
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Climate Change Project and UWI bring Global Expert in Crop Modelling to Caribbean for...

PRESS RELEASE: July 17, 2018. Kingston, Jamaica. Professor Gerrit Hoogenboom, Preeminent Scholar from the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, University of Florida and Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, will...

Mottley says Hyatt environmental study must be done

Barbados Today:-  Prime Minister Mia Mottley says a full environmental impact study must be conducted before any construction can begin on the proposed 15-storey Hyatt Hotel on Bay Street, St...
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Change in garbage collection announced for Bexon

Press Release:-  The community of Bexon received a major change in the garbage collection methodology. The change which took effect from Thursday, July 12, 2018 was undertaken in collaboration with...
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Tropical storm watch in effect for St. Lucia

National Hurricane Center: At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Beryl was located near latitude 11.1 North, longitude 49.8 West. Beryl is moving toward the west-northwest...