Kingston – October 28, 2016: “The Port is one of Jamaica’s critical economic assets, and its potential to drive economic growth is significant” said Minister with Responsibility for Housing, Water and Works, Hon. Dr. Horace Change, while on a tour of the Kingston Wharves Limited on October 27, 2016.Read more...
Ports Important to Economic Growth
14th Annual Conference of the OOCUR
Hon Dr. Horace Chang being interviewed by Sun City Radio at the 14th Annual Conference of the OOCUR. The Conference was held on Friday October 28, 2016 at the Secrets Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, St. James.
Impact of Climate Change on Economic Growth, Business Costs highlighted at Regional Meeting
The impact of climate change on economic growth and the role of the private sector in supporting national and global responses to the threats of a changing climate have been highlighted during the outreach activities of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change currently taking place in Jamaica.Read more...
|Geography Awareness Week|
09 Nov 2016
- When you throw plastic bags and other plastic materials in the ocean, it kills as many as 1 million sea creatures annually.
- The Caribbean is a minute contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, but will be among the most severely impacted.
- A glass bottle made in our time will take more than 4,000 years to decompose.
- Climate change is a fossil energy-related problem. Fossil fuel consumption is a major driver of climate change.