Alliance of Small Island States

Type: Organization
Name: Alliance of Small Island States
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nauru’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs holds friendly meeting with the Ambassador of Cuba

.During her participation in the 45th Meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum in this capital city, the Ambassador of Cuba, Maria del Carmen Herrera Caseiro, held a friendly encounter with the Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Nauru, Mr. Michael Aroi. The ... [Published Cubaminrex - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Project survival: How Pacific island youth are facing down climate change

As they age, Pacific youth could watch their homelands sink to a watery myth. They’re not going down without a fightYoung people from small island nations face migration in the future if climate change continues (Pic: E W/Flickr)By Krishneil Narayan“Sometimes ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

When young people infiltrate the UN climate machine

Not all youths protest. Some have become part of official government delegations. What can they achieve?Pic: Adopt A NegotiatorBy Sophie YeoEven in the great labyrinth of Warsaw Stadium, the venue for the UN’s 2013 climate talks, the young people were ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Crossroads In Climate Negotiations When Adaptation And Mitigation Meet In Bonn And Lima

Crossroads In ClimateNegotiations When Adaptation AndMitigation Meet In Bonn And LimaAuthor: Stephen LeonardWhile the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change hasn't yet considered identifying linkages between adaptation and mitigation, several ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cuba receives positive reception as new Dialogue Partner of the Pacific Islands Forum

. The presence of Cuba as a new Dialogue Partner of the Pacific Island Forum was warmly welcomed by the participants in the 45th Annual Meeting of this regional organization, which was attended by the leaders of the 15 member countries as well as by delegations ... [Published Cubaminrex - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific region on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than half a million tons

By Online Editor10:27 am GMT+12, 08/08/2014, FijiSPREP's groundbreaking draft report on current and projected greenhouse gas emission reductions in the Pacific region has been commended by a gathering of renewable energy experts in Nadi.The draft report ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Your views - Pacific island greenhouse gas emission reductions under the spotlight

Pacific island greenhouse gas emission reductions under the spotlightBy Online Editor5:00 pm GMT+12, 31/07/2014, FijiRepresentatives from eight different Pacific island countries have gathered today in Nadi, Fiji to attend the Multipartite Review (MPR) ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Calibrating India's climate-change response

Samir Saran28 July 2014India and other developing countries have consistently ­emphasized the notion of equity in the climate-change debate, advocating a " common but differentiated responsibility "—the principle that all states are obligated to address ... [Published Observer India - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Satellite Eye on Earth: June 2014 - in pictures

Credits: ALI/EO-1/NASALluta River, Chile : A remote plateau in far northern Chile is not a place you want to be without water. Large sections of the Atacama desert, often called the driest place on Earth, receives less than a millimeter of rain per year. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Australia axes carbon tax – international reactions

RTCC rounds up the world’s response to Australia’s repeal of its carbon taxConnie Hedegaard: “The European Union regrets the repeal of Australia’s carbon pricing mechanism”(Pic: Johannes Jansson)Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Act ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Beseiged by the rising tides of climate change, Kiribati buys land in Fiji

_ The people of Kiribati, a group of islands in the Pacific ocean particularly exposed to climate change, now own a possible refuge elsewhere. President Anote Tong has recently finalised the purchase of 20 sq km on Vanua Levu, one of the Fiji islands, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

World cautiously relieved by Obama’s climate announcement

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 ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 02 2014]

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India and other developing countries have consistently ­emphasized the notion of equity in the climate-change debate, advocating a " common but differentiated responsibility "—the principle that all states are obligated to address global environmental degradation, but not equally so."
The Church of England has sold a stretch of land mainly covered by dense forest for $8.77m. "We would hope not to put everyone on [this] one piece of land, but if it became absolutely necessary, yes, we could do it" Tong told the Associated Press...
Speaking on the topic, Keke said, "This is not where we wanted to be at the end of the meeting, I assure you. It certainly isn't where we need to be in order to prevent islands from going under and other unimaginable impacts." Keke also stressed that island countries would continue to fall short year after year unless the work is supported by world leaders such as United States...

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Nauru’s Secretary for Foreign Affairs holds fri... [Published Cubaminrex - Aug 17 2014]
Project survival: How Pacific island youth are ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 15 2014]
When young people infiltrate the UN climate mac... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Aug 13 2014]
Crossroads In Climate Negotiations When Adaptat... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Aug 11 2014]
Cuba receives positive reception as new Dialogu... [Published Cubaminrex - Aug 09 2014]
Pacific region on track to reduce greenhouse ga... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 07 2014]
Your views - Pacific island greenhouse gas emis... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 31 2014]
Calibrating India's climate-change response [Published Observer India - Jul 28 2014]
Satellite Eye on Earth: June 2014 - in pictures [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Australia axes carbon tax – international react... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 17 2014]
Beseiged by the rising tides of climate change,... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
World cautiously relieved by Obama’s climate an... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 02 2014]
Island nations unhappy at Doha meeting’s outcome [Published Topnews.in - Dec 11 2012]
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