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Toughen climate action every five years, U.N. draft suggests
Reuters India

Toughen climate action every five years, U.N. draft suggests

OSLO All nations should agree to toughen curbs on greenhouse gas emissions every five years under a U.N. accord to combat global warming due in December, according to a first suggested text of a U.N. agreement on Monday. The 20-page accord, ... Reuters India, 4 days ago
Opinion: Maldives Reflects its 50 Years at the U.N. Inter Press Service, 2 weeks ago

Why listen to and support the most vulnerable?

The declaration for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pledges that noone will be left behind on the collective journey to end poverty, eradicate hunger and combat inequalities. As such, it demands that special attention is paid to the ...
 IIED1 week ago
Channel NewsAsia

Small states like Singapore can be 'big players': Diplomats

SINGAPORE: Small states are commonly thought to be politically, economically and strategically vulnerable. Size aside, many assume these countries cannot exert any real influence in world affairs. But in the new global economy, that is not the ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 week ago
Dominica News Online

Dominica remains committed to SIDS organization Baron says

Baron made the address at the UN on Wednesday Foreign Affairs Minister Francine Baron said Dominica remains committed to the development of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) DOCK organization. She made that statement while delivering ...
 Dominica News Online1 week ago

Climate changes in China—will India follow?

The Chinese dragon, which literally spews smoke and fire, has finally laid down a plan to douse the fire. In a joint statement with US President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that China would launch a nationwide ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
Fiji Government


9/28/2015 Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama met today with the President of Kiribati, H.E Anote Tong and Tuvalu's Foreign Minister, Hon. Taukelina Finikaso, to reaffirm commitment and solidarity on the Suva Declaration as the Pacific's ...
 Fiji Government1 week ago MINISTER KUBUABOLA ADDRESSES GROUP OF 77 & CHINA MINISTERIAL MEETING  Fiji Government2 weeks ago NY Meeting On Promotion Of Suva Declaration On Climate Change  Fiji Sun1 week ago
Responding to Climate Change

It's Clooney v Blair as climate hero Nasheed fights for freedom

Amal Clooney facesCherie Blair asjailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed appeals his sentence Clooney leaves the prison holding former president Nasheed (Pic: Flickr/Dying Regime) By Ed King This is the year when the Maldives should ...
 Responding to Climate Change2 weeks ago
ABC Radio Australia

Pacific Islands Forum: Tony Abbott to be asked to ban new coal mines, take stronger stand on climate change

Pacific Island leaders are set to ask Prime Minister Tony Abbott to ban new coal mines and support a more ambitious target for limiting global warming. Prime Minister Tony Abbott will be asked to ban new coal mines and support a more ambitious ...
 ABC Radio Australia1 month ago Pacific leaders call for coal mining to be shut down to save island nations from effects of climate change  ABC Radio Australia1 month ago
Himalayan Times

World failing to meet 2 C target

Photo: Inadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be far above the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned on September 2. Instead of the ...
 Himalayan Times1 month ago Climate: World failing to meet 2C target, say analysts  Digital Journal1 month ago
Business Insider

Climate negotiators 'frustrated' over snail's pace

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets Bonn (AFP) - Diplomatstasked with forging a climate rescue pact expressed frustration Wednesday over the lagging progress, with only seven negotiating days left until a Paris conference which must seal the ...
 Business Insider1 month ago Climate negotiators frustrated over snail's pace  Daily Times1 month ago
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