Advocacy, climate change

Healthy Air, Healthy Planet

A Statement by Senator Sophia Frazer Binns, Shadow Minister of Land, Environment and Climate Change to Mark the International day of Clean Air 2021 As the nation marks “International Day of Clean Air” 2021 under the theme “Healthy Air, Healthy Planet”, we must reflect on the state of our air. One of our most precious… Continue reading Healthy Air, Healthy Planet

climate change, sustainability

COVID-19 and Our Oceans: Combatting a Global Health Crisis without Worsening the Global Climate Crisis

Photo by Sarah Brown on Unsplash Written by Trisann Logan Cellphones, keys, wallets before Covid-19. These were all the essentials for many people. Now, thanks to the pandemic, there’s a new essential item: our masks. Mask-wearing has now become a routine for all of us (we hope). In addition, healthcare workers are using masks and… Continue reading COVID-19 and Our Oceans: Combatting a Global Health Crisis without Worsening the Global Climate Crisis

climate change, JCCYC

Happy Birthday To Us! Read “Our Footprint” Earth Day Newsletter

On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, a group of extraordinary young volunteers joined forces to form the Jamaica Climate Change Youth Council. Four years later, we celebrate the achievements we have made, and the space we have created for young persons to engage in climate change and environmental advocacy, discourse and action. Check out our… Continue reading Happy Birthday To Us! Read “Our Footprint” Earth Day Newsletter

climate change, sustainability

Environmental Implications of Covid-19 On Our Earth

Written by: Donjanelle Robinson “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” Even in 2021, this 19th-century quote still proves relevant as it perfectly captures the impact of the pandemic on the environment thus far. The pandemic has quickly crept into seemingly every aspect of life. From tourism, media, entertainment, and… Continue reading Environmental Implications of Covid-19 On Our Earth