Destruction of coastal forest for a major tourism project raises questions about Jamaica’s climate change posture · Global Voices – Emma Lewis

As Caribbean governments and people are painfully aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a serious blow to tourism. The Jamaican industry continues to struggle through another year of “lockdowns,” fluctuating vaccine supplies, and ever-changing travel requirements. However, as Jamaica works towards the reopening of hotels and attracting visitors again, a new development is raising concerns—and questions about the government’s commitment to climate change. Source: Destruction of coastal forest for a major tourism project raises questions about Jamaica’s climate change posture · Global Voices