Here’s to Earth Day: 9 eco-friendly Caribbean resorts

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Barcelo Punta Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Caribe Hilton is a member of the Hilton Family of Hotels , which has committed to reducing energy consumption, CO2 emissions and waste by 20% and water consumption by 10% by 2014. Antigua Caribbean Certification Cozumel Dominican Republic Jamaica Mexico News North America Puerto Rico Resorts St. | Green Travel News |.

Op Ed: Failed COP18 Climate Talks Boil Down to Money

Green Prophet

Although just about everybody at the COP18 climate talks in Doha understood the importance of arresting climate change following a slew of recent reports that show temperatures and sea levels rising faster than we imagined, the conference closes today without a commitment to cut a single pound of CO2 emissions. Everybody knows, but only a handful of countries, namely Lebanon, the Dominican Republic, Belarus and Ukraine are prepared to cut their own emissions.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions. Indeed top climate scientists and biologists are telling us that reaching zero emissions is not enough – we then have to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration from the current 394 parts per million (ppm) to 350 ppm (according to 350.org ) and thence to 300 ppm ( according to the latest science-informed 300.org ). tonnes CO2 per person.