Alliance of Small Island States

Type: Organization
Name: Alliance of Small Island States
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BONN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE | IISD RS | Monday, 20 October 2014 | Bonn, Germany

The opening plenary of ADP 2-6 took place in the morning and afternoon. The contact group on ADP item 3 was held in the afternoon, addressing workstream 2 (pre-2020 ambition). In the evening, the UNFCCC Secretariat held an information event on the ... [Published IISD - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Loss and damage: a guide for the confused

What is loss and damage? How does it work? And why do poor countries care so much?Pic: BBC World Service Bangladesh BoatBy Saleemul HuqFor many people this issue of ‘loss and damage’ seems to have come out of the blue and is still mired in confusion.At ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Courage can save Earth

A report by 30 leading climate and energy experts, Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change, was presented at United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon’s UN climate summit in New York last month. The authors, who include leading scientists and government ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What does it mean for the Caribbean?

Dr Kenrick Leslie, CBE, Director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre , reflects on the implications of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report for the region, as he prepares to welcome representatives of the IPCC and Caribbean governments and ... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

We can meet C2 climate target and here's how, say energy experts

Former UK government scientific adviser Sir Bob Watson says the steps needed to meet the C2 target, laid out in the report, are ‘hardly rocket science’. Photograph: Tony Buckingham/Rex FeaturesMeeting a target of keeping global temperature from rising ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Seychelles to host Alliance of Small Island States meeting

08-October-2014The Alliance of Small Island States (Aosis) has decided to hold a ministerial conference in Seychelles from November 11-12, 2014 to further build island solidarity ahead of crucial climate talks to take place in Lima, Peru in December, ... [Published Seychelles Nation - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Backtracking from 2C goal abandons island states to the waves

Negotiators are already distancing themselves from the 2C goal, but it is too important to throw awayResidents of the Solomon Islands say rising sea levels have forced them to evacuate some atolls (Pic: UN Photos)By Ed KingA proposal in the journal Nature ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Near-Term Actionable Mitigation Agenda

Formally released today at the United Nations Climate Summit, was commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and written by 30 leading climate and energy experts from around the world.The report builds ... [Published Earth Justice - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Island nations see climate change up close: Column

For the citizens of the nations represented by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), climate change is not an abstract threat. They face immediate danger today.Low-lying islands like Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific and the Maldives in the Indian ... [Published USA Today - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions to Climate Change at U.N. Summit (9/23/14)

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 -- Earthjustice issued the following news release:A new real-world, near-term solution action plan (http://aosis.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Tackling-Climate-Change-K.pdf) commissioned by the Republic of Nauru, Chair of the Alliance ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Developing nations urge to uphold established principles in new climate accord talks

As the deadline approaches for formulating a new global climate deal next year, developing countries on Tuesday urged players to uphold established principles, including that of common but differentiated responsibilities, when drafting the accord.The ... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

As seas rise, Pacific island president favours buying land abroad

3:54pm IST* Kiribati buys land in Fiji, considers other purchases* Plans for "migration with dignity" as seas rise-TongBy Alister Doyle, Environment CorrespondentOSLO, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The president of the Pacificisland state of Kiribati favours buying ... [Published Reuters India - Sep 22 2014]

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Critics of the New Climate Economy report such as Mrs. McArdle, correctly point out that "poverty has an urgency that overrides other considerations, which is why so many people have migrated from pristine countryside to squalid city."
"Loss of cultural world heritage and currently inhabited places to sea-level rise" by Ben Marzeion and Anders Levermann The rainbow scale labeled ΔT, refers to a rise in degree Celsius...

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BONN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE | IISD RS | Mond... [Published IISD - 3 hours ago]
Loss and damage: a guide for the confused [Published Responding to Climate Change - 10 hours ago]
Meeting considers how open access could address... [Published Research Information - Oct 19 2014]
Courage can save Earth [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Oct 16 2014]
Moving beyond denial on carbon capture [Published Business Spectator - Oct 15 2014]
OPINION: The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: Wh... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Oct 13 2014]
New Claim: We Can Solve Climate Change for Free [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Oct 12 2014]
25 Devastating Effects Of Climate Change [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 11 2014]
25 Devastating Effects Of Climate Change [Published Clusterstock - Oct 11 2014]
25 Devastating Effects Of Climate Change [Published Business Insider - Oct 11 2014]
We can meet C2 climate target and here's how, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
Seychelles to host Alliance of Small Island Sta... [Published Seychelles Nation - Oct 08 2014]
Backtracking from 2C goal abandons island state... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Oct 03 2014]
Fijian Teachers Wanted [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 02 2014]
It is not size, but smart ideas that make a nat... [Published Miadhu News - Oct 01 2014]
UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM... [Published Caribbean Community Secretariat - Oct 01 2014]
Fiji's foreign minister met PNG, Seychells coun... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Oct 01 2014]
France commits $1bn to Green Climate Fund [Published Climate Action - Sep 26 2014]
UN Climate Summit - President hopeful of a bind... [Published Seychelles Nation - Sep 26 2014]
Tackling the Challenge of Climate Change: A Nea... [Published Earth Justice - Sep 25 2014]
Island nations see climate change up close: Column [Published USA Today - Sep 24 2014]
PM urges action on climate change [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 24 2014]
AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions to Cli... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 24 2014]
SIDs take lead at UN Climate Change Summit [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 24 2014]
Roundup: Developing nations urge to uphold esta... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 24 2014]
AOSIS Chair Outlines Near-Term Solutions To Cli... [Published Earth Justice - Sep 24 2014]
Protests as P.M. lands in New York [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 23 2014]
As seas rise, Pacific island president favours ... [Published Reuters India - Sep 22 2014]
Q&A: Helping the Poorest Nations with Developme... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 22 2014]
UN climate summit: wealthy nations urged to don... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Sep 19 2014]
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25 Devastating Effects Of Climate Change [Published Clusterstock - Oct 11 2014]
The world is getting warmer and that's already causing disasters that will devastate lives and cost hundreds of billions of dollars. Those problems are only getting worse, as shown by recent reports from the United Nation's Intergovernmental ...
World: Successful Partnerships Vital to Address... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
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World cautiously relieved by Obama’s climate an... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 02 2014]
Sighs of relief are being heard around the world as  Obama proposes new domestic climate regulations . The U.S. has long obstructed global efforts to rein in climate change, perhaps most notably by refusing to ratify the Kyoto Protocol. Now the international ...
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