Alliance of Small Island States

Type: Organization
Name: Alliance of Small Island States
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Behind the scenes of preparations for COP20 in Lima

Kinga Lodge from PwC's Climate & Development Knowledge Network team led a workshop this week in Peru to support negotiators preparing for this year's COP 20 in Lima.The international negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Meet Seychells Ambassador for Climate Changes, Ronald Jumeau, Monday, April 14 at the Hyatt

Guam News - Community EventsGuam - Meet Ronald Jumeau, Seychelles Ambassador for Climate Change and Small Island Developing States issues, on Monday, April 14 @ 11:00AM min the lobby of the Hyatt Regency.Jumeau is the keynote speaker for the UOG Center ... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Global Warmism's New Campaign: 'Loss and Damage'

DEVELOPED COUNTRIES MUST TAKE URGENT ACTIONWe must make dramatic reductions in the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing climate change (“mitigation”), and we must fund and implement programs to help people adapt to the effects of climate change that ... [Published American Thinker - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

UN draft sounds alarm as world looks set to miss emissions target

Smoke rises from a chimney of a steel plant next to residential buildings on a hazy day in Fengnan district of Tangshan, Hebei province in this February 18, 2014 file photo. — Reuters pic OSLO, April 1 — The world will need far tougher curbs on greenhouse ... [Published Malay Mail - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Climate study puts diplomatic pressure on Obama

By Coral DavenportWASHINGTON - A sweeping new study on the effects of climate change - which the report says is already disrupting the lives and livelihoods of the poorest people across the planet - creates a diplomatic challenge for President Barack ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Act now or climate change will be 'severe, pervasive, irreversible': UN

Scientists, politicians, envoys and green groups united in calls for faster, more drastic action to avoid the worst-case scenarios of conflict, drought and massive displacement highlighted in the expert report."The path of tomorrow is undoubtedly determined ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

IPCC report: Kerry and Hague call for tough climate action

NEWS: John Kerry and William Hague say latest UN science study is evidence global deal on climate is requiredBy Ed KingThe UN’s latest report on potential impacts of climate change underlines the need for stronger efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Warming oceans and human waste hit Tuvalu's sustainable way of life

On the salted and infertile islands of Tuvalu, hunger is kept at bay by the easy access to fish. But as the climate changes and the islands' lagoons heat up, subsistence fishermen are finding it harder to support their families.Tuvalu, the Pacific island ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

UOG to hold sustainability conference

THE University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability will hold its 5th regional sustainability conference on April 15 and 16 at the Hyatt Regency Guam with the theme "Concept to Implementation: Achieving a Sustainable Community."According to the center, ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Caribbean could put climate polluters in the dock says former diplomat

Workmen clear a road blocked by a landslide in Trinidad. Compensation for loss and damage from climate change has become a major demand of developing countries. (Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS)Desmond BrownBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday March 24, 2014, IPS - ... [Published Caribbean360 - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

DOMINICA AND FIJI FORMALISE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

3/22/2014The Commonwealth of Dominica and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations in a ceremony at the Fiji Mission to the United Nations in New York this week.At the ceremony, the Permanent Representative of Dominica to the United Nations, ... [Published Fiji Government - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

BASIC nations to discuss climate change

Climate talks by the United Nations were launched two decades ago after scientists warned that humans were warming the planet by pumping carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere, primarily through the burning of fossil fuels. Photo: ... [Published Livemint.com - Mar 21 2014]

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Cuts in emissions "also help reduce poverty, improve public health, and build energy, food, and water security for vulnerable communities" she told Reuters
"We know that $100 billion is not going to be enough," Jumeau said. "After Sandy, Congress voted for $60 billion in recovery for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut - for one storm. It shows you how much $100 billion is going to cover."
"If countries say they are going to reduce emissions, what is the architecture for holding countries to account, and ensuring that they are contributing their fair share in the first place?"
..."We depend on the ocean," says Poulasi. "This is where we get our resources. If we can't catch fish, we have to go to the food shops. And then you have to bring money. Many families don't have that much money."

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Behind the scenes of preparations for COP20 in ... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers United Kingdom - Apr 12 2014]
Meet Seychells Ambassador for Climate Changes, ... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 11 2014]
Global Warmism's New Campaign: 'Loss and Damage' [Published American Thinker - Apr 07 2014]
UN draft sounds alarm as world looks set to mis... [Published Malay Mail - Apr 01 2014]
U.N. draft sounds alarm as world looks set to m... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 01 2014]
Climate study puts diplomatic pressure on Obama [Published Economic Times - Apr 01 2014]
IPCC report: Kerry and Hague call for tough cli... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 31 2014]
Act now or climate change will be 'severe, perv... [Published Times Live South Africa - Mar 31 2014]
Warming oceans and human waste hit Tuvalu's sus... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
UOG to hold sustainability conference [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Mar 24 2014]
UOG Island Sustainability Conference on April 1... [Published Saipan Tribune - Mar 24 2014]
Caribbean could put climate polluters in the do... [Published Caribbean360 - Mar 24 2014]
Putting Climate Polluters in the Dock [Published Inter Press Service - Mar 24 2014]
DOMINICA AND FIJI FORMALISE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS [Published Fiji Government - Mar 22 2014]
BASIC nations to discuss climate change [Published Livemint.com - Mar 21 2014]
We Need Another Mexico: Pressure on Peru as Pol... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 22 2013]
Addressing ‘Loss and Damage’ in Warsaw [Published Center for American Progress - Nov 20 2013]
Grey Skies in Warsaw: the UNFCCC Climate Change... [Published Brookings Up Front - Nov 19 2013]
What to Watch in Warsaw [Published Center for American Progress - Nov 18 2013]
Island nations unhappy at Doha meeting’s outcome [Published Topnews.in - Dec 11 2012]
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We Need Another Mexico: Pressure on Peru as Pol... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Nov 22 2013]
In the 11th hour of its final day, it appears that COP19 in Warsaw is barely avoiding being a complete flop. With a difficult task to keep on track the fragile roadmap agreed to in Durban at COP17 towards a new climate deal in 2015, the Polish presidency ...
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The winter skies were a dim grey as the second and final week began at the United Nations climate change negotiations in Warsaw, Poland.  Sadly, the hopes for an ambitious global effort to address the grave risks of a destabilized climate look similarly ...
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