The Everything Environmental Blog –

The Everything Environmental Blog delivers the latest news re. Environmental Solutions Ltd.'s projects and community initiatives for a healthier, more proactive and more environmentally conscious Caribbean.

 


 

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Weather, Climate and Climate Change 2017 Quiz Competition

Post Date: Friday, June 2, 2017

ESL served as judges and quiz-master for “Weather, Climate and Climate Change 2017 Quiz Competition." We also sponsored the second place prize which is a 1,000 gallon water tank.

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Eleanor Jones, MD - Receives Musgrave Award

Post Date: Monday, May 22, 2017

Eleanor Jones, MD, will be recognised with the Bronze Musgrave medal for her contributions in science on May 25 by the downtown Kingston-based Institute of Jamaica. for their contribution to the arts, science and literature.

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ESL Educates on Climate Change

Post Date: Monday, April 3, 2017

Mrs. Rashidah Khan Haqq (Manager of Technical Services) and Ms. Nalini Jagnarine (Environmental Analyst) presented at Belmont Park Primary School in Portmore for Career Day.

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ESL Educates on Climate Change

Post Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mrs Jones (Managing Director) and Mrs. Rashidah Khan-Haqq (Manager of Technical Services) presented at the Kiwanis Club, New Kingston on Wednesday March 29, 2017.

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ESL Staff Leadership Training

Post Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The ESL staff were delighted to take part in the "Discussion on Leadership - Realizing Potential" which was led by Floria Aghdeimer a personal development professional on a Trade Mission from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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ESL Staff Highlights Mario Christie

Post Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Environmental Solutions Ltd. congratulates Technical Manager for ESL’s QEHL Lab, Mr. Mario Christie and his team for placing 1st in "Exploring the Chemistry of Caribbean Cuisine."

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Happy World Water Day!

Post Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Happy World Water Day! Held every year on March 22, World Water Day aims at attracting attention to the water crisis with this year's theme: "Waste Water."

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4 Mind-Blowing Facts About Trees!

Post Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Today is International Day of Forests — a day for celebrating all the ways in which forests and trees protect and sustain us. Forests generate oxygen, store water and regulate climate...

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Jamaican Fisheries & Climate Change

Post Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Jamaica’s fisheries sector collapsed in the 1960s, in what is often viewed as the most dramatic decline in the Caribbean region. It is a particularly vulnerable sector for a number of reasons.

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Air Quality

Post Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The issue of air quality has been a hot topic in the media recently especially as it relates to the frequent burning of municipal waste either at ones premises or at the local municipal dump.

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5 ways to become more environmentally-friendly

Post Date: Monday, January 9, 2017

Happy New Year! Looking to go green as a New Year's resolution? There are many different ways to help the environment, animals, plants and the planet by changing everyday habits.

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JACW - Highlights

Post Date: Monday, January 2, 2017

Team Environmental Solutions Ltd. successfully hosted the 2nd annual Jamaica's Climate Walk at Emancipation Park. We are proud of every participant as we all came together to march for "Secure Water For All."

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Before the Flood - Climate Change Documentary

Post Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Before the Flood, directed by Fisher Stevens, captures a three-year personal journey alongside Academy Award-winning actor and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio as he interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations who provide unique, impassioned and pragmatic views on what must be done today and in the future to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.

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In The Media - Eleanor Jones: Woman On A Mission At COP22

Post Date: Friday, November 4, 2016

Eleanor Jones, head of Environmental Solutions Limited (ESL), is a woman on a mission, representing the business sector on the Jamaica delegation to the international climate talks in Marrakech.

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About ESL's QEHL

Post Date: Friday, August 26, 2016

ESL began offering analytical services through ‘ESL Laboratory Services’ in 1994 out of the need for not just timely, but quality data that could stand up to scrutiny. The quality of work produced...

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"Greening" Jamaica's Economy

Post Date: Friday, August 12, 2016

The outcome document from the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - Rio+20, The Future We Want, requested support of the United Nations for “implementation of green economy policies...

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Tribute to Barry A. Wade ESL’s Founding Chairman

Post Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

We said goodbye to our founding Chairman Dr. Barry Wade on August 1, 2015. Barry was an iconic leader who applied his scientific training to innovation for development, to productivity and to advocacy for principles of good governance...

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Why Should We Care About Climate Change?

Post Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2016

We often hear the phrase “the Jamaican economy outweighs all other considerations” . The environment is often sidelined “in our efforts to achieve economic development”. At ESL we believe in harmonizing development with the environment. 

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Climate change is now affecting how the Earth moves

Post Date: Monday, April 11, 2016

NASA researchers from JPL believe that melting ice is redistributing the planet's weight balance.

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JLP - Don’t Sideline Environment and Climate Change Portfolios!

Post Date: Monday, March 14, 2016

Phew! Finally! The fantasy cabinet picking and who’s-your-dream minister exercise has come to an end. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has named his cabinet and it contains many old familiar faces and thankfully some new ones.

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JPS Joins Jamaica's Climate Walk

JPS Joins Jamaica's Climate Walk

Post Date: Monday, September 21, 2015

THE Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) on Friday pledged sponsorship of $250,000 to Jamaica's Climate Walk, the mass rally being planned by Environmental Solutions Ltd (ESL) in association with the Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change.

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Climate Change - Keys to Development Top 5 List

Post Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Your affairs, whether you are an entrepreneur, employee or student requires a certain level of balance in the ecosystem for sustainability, for productivity and for remaining competitive. Here are the top five reasons climate change should be important to all Jamaicans:

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Climate Change Sensitization #JaClimateWalk

Post Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015

“Even if climate change isn’t real [but we know it is], aren’t the benefits of cleaner air, water and land worth all the effort put towards cleaner energy, reduced resource use and all general “green” practices?” - Source unknown.

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Public-Private Partnership Initiative #JaClimateWalk

Post Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015

The members of Environmental Solutions Ltd. (ESL), host of Jamaica's Climate Walk, are enthused to announce the official involvement of and support by the Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change (MWLECC) for the October event.

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Climate Change: Know Your Role?

Post Date: Friday, June 5, 2015

This could be the Caribbean region’s moment to shine. The time for us to become a leading voice in global climate change discussions and policy making. A time at which the debate surrounding climate change is still fresh and unsettled as climate change deniers, previously the majority, now remain few although extremely vocal. At this key juncture, we see new industries being created, new opportunities for wealth emerging and new policies being formed to govern the way all countries consume energy. As the leaders of developed countries meet time and again to shake hands over energy and conservation deals together worth US$ trillions, who will we, as a collective region, choose to be in these discussions?

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