Caribbean nations and businesses launch $1bn low carbon development drive

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Backed by Usain Bolt and Sir Richard Branson, the partnership promises a raft of projects to boost climate resilience and smart technologies across the region

More than 40 businesses and 26 Caribbean countries have joined together in support of a $1bn project to create the world's first 'climate smart zone' and help fast track low carbon development across the...

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