September 21, 2016

Press Release: Small Islands Call on All Countries to Ratify Paris Agreement as Entry Into Force Threshold Nears

UNITED NATIONS—Even as world leaders contemplate a proliferation of global challenges they face at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, the international community stands on the […]
September 19, 2016

Paris Agreement Ratification Moves to Global Stage

The high level segment of the 71st United Nations General Assembly opens today against the backdrop of compelling international challenges: Escalating conflicts, refugees, resource and territorial […]
September 14, 2016

Brazil Brings World Another Step Closer to Ratification

There was positive climate change news this week, well, for a change. By completing the Paris Agreement ratification process on Monday, Brazil became the third large […]
September 9, 2016

New Analysis Backs Up Current Climate Impacts with Data

Remarkable advances in computing power have revealed how climate change is already impacting social life around the world. While it may seem elementary to connect the […]
September 7, 2016

Climate change hits small island fisheries hard

Few places are more closely identified with marine resources than small island states. From traditional fisheries to larger operations to the hundreds of millions of dollars […]
September 6, 2016

History Shows World Must Seize Opportunity Presented by US and China Ratification

News out of the G20 on Saturday that China and the United States ratified the Paris Agreement, presenting their official documents to the United Nations Secretary […]
September 3, 2016

RELEASE: Small Islands React to US and China Ratifying Paris Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 3, 2016 In response to the world’s two biggest emitters ratifying the Paris Agreement, the Chair of AOSIS, released the following statement: […]
August 15, 2016

Paris Was Just The Beginning of Climate Change Struggle

(Pic: Nattu/Flickr) First Published in Climate Home Thoriq Ibrahim For all the progress made in the Paris Agreement, there was always a risk that the treaty […]
August 11, 2016

Media Advisory: Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C

**Media Advisory** Scoping Meeting for the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C UNITED NATIONS–Understanding the consequences of warming above 1.5 […]