Daily Archives: March 18, 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 16 March 2015

Guyana: Capitol TV News Videos – 16 March 2015

  • APNU/AFC begins rallies
  • Jagan children blast Jagdeo for seeking to compare his lifestyle with that of the Jagans
  • Father of Courtney Crum-Ewing speaks out
  • UG workers threaten strike action again
  • A Look at Courts
  • Sports

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APNU/AFC begins rallies

Posted: 16 Mar 2015 12:09 PM PDT    Continue reading

Climate Disruption: Thought of the Week

New post from Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

Climate Change and the Jet Stream - Climate Central

Climate Change and the Jet Stream
Image Credit: Climate Central

Evidence for a wavier jet stream in response to rapid Arctic warming

Studies of new metrics of rapid Arctic warming and more frequent high-amplitude (wavy) jet-stream configurations “suggest that as the Arctic continues to warm faster than elsewhere in response to rising greenhouse-gas concentrations, the frequency of extreme weather events caused by persistent jet-stream patterns will increase.”

~ Environmental Research Letters, Jennifer A Francis & Stephen J Vavrus, published by IOP Publishing Ltd, January 2015. [Open Access to study available on IOP Science.]

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Guyana Elections: Opposition may forge ahead with Amaila Falls Hydropower project if it wins

Opposition may forge ahead with Amaila Falls Hydropower project if it wins elections

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 – By   -Demerara Waves

Amaila Falls Hydro Dam

Amaila Falls Hydro Dam

Presidential candidate for the opposition coalition, David Granger on Tuesday said his “green energy” strategy could incorporate the current government’s proposed Amaila Falls Hydropower Project that his party had up to recently rejected on grounds of transparency and feasibility.

“We will also develop hydro electric power within a project, which we have identified as the Potaro Basin Development Authority which could embody the present Amaila Falls but it will not be a stand-alone project,” he told a Business Luncheon organized by the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA). 

Guyana Elections: Coalition will not witch hunt political opponents – Granger

Coalition will not witch hunt political opponents – Granger

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 17:03 -Written by    – Demerara Waves

Granger w businessPhooto: Opposition coalition presidential candidate, David Granger addressing a Business Luncheon organised by the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA).

“We are not going to be an administration that is bent on revenge, that is bent on recrimination or that is bent of retribution. It is going to be one that is based on respect,” he told a Business Luncheon organised by the Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association (GMSA).   Continue reading