Daily Archives: 11/07/2021

Guyana: Georgetown among 9 cities forecast to be under water by 2030 – Climate Central

It was reported that the area that is projected to be under water by 2030 is where 90 percent of Guyana’s population resides. It was also stated that for centuries Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, has relied on sea walls – or, more accurately, one gigantic, 280-mile long sea wall, for protection.

Climate Central map illustrating land projected to be below tideline by 2030.

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Lifestyle: Hair texture discrimination, is it really a thing? – By Akola Thompson

Akola Thompson – November 1, 2021 – Caribbean Loop News

It’s just hair – this is a common admonition that Black women have become accustomed to over the years whenever they have brought up the issue of afro-textured hair discrimination.

This belief that hair is inconsequential to life experiences persists despite it being directly related to a history centred on systemic racism. To challenge this narrative and promote equity, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Legal Defense and Educational Fund has worked to end race-based hair discrimination. This work is aimed at combatting the harmful impacts it has on Black youths and adults in educational, professional and other social spaces.          Continue reading

Energy: The solar alternative for Guyana – The least expensive – By Energy Technologist

By November 1, 2021

Of all the energy possibilities, solar power is now the best for Guyana. It is the least expensive, will put power in the hands of the ordinary man, and is blindingly simple. Let us take each of these in turn.


If US$900M has to be found for the 165 MW Amaila Falls Hydropower Project, and US$900M has to be found for the 250 MW offshore Gas to onshore Energy Project, then the same US$900M can buy and install 450 MW of solar power. GPL currently has about 150 MW.        Continue reading

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