May 26, 2015

ClimateWire… Maldives: Paris deal must give islands a ‘sense of security’

By Lisa Friedman, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 More than 25 years ago, the Indian Ocean archipelago nation of the Maldives foresaw the devastating […]
April 22, 2015

US News & World Report Features AOSIS Commentary

[In the midst of U.N. talks over FFD on the road to Addis Ababa, and on Earth Day, the prestigious American news outfit, US News & […]
March 31, 2015

Big Emitters Starting to Move on iNDCs

The United States, the world’s second largest emitter and first largest historic emitter, submitted its iNDC  to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change today, pledging […]
March 25, 2015

AOSIS Ambassadors Hold Special Meeting on Vanuatu Cyclone Recovery

UNITED NATIONS—Ambassadors from the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) met here today to discuss Vanuatu’s recovery efforts after Cyclone Pam destroyed some 90 percent of […]
March 17, 2015

Maldives Environment Minister Addresses Sendai in Wake of Cyclone Pam

Against the backdrop of the death and destruction Cyclone Pam caused in AOSIS member state, Vanuatu, the Maldives Environment Minister, Thoriq Ibrahim, addressed the Third UN World […]
March 17, 2015

Heavy storm damage to small island nation will affect Paris talks, diplomats say

FROM CLIMATEWIRE Lisa Friedman, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 The mounting death toll and devastation in Vanuatu since Cyclone Pam smashed the Pacific island nation […]
March 16, 2015

Vanuatu Devastated By Cyclone Pam

The unprecedented power of Cyclone Pam, which left at least 6 dead and tore a swath of destruction across the Pacific island of Vanuatu, has focused […]
February 13, 2015

Geneva Takes a Step on the Road to Paris

Geneva—At the conclusion of the United Nations climate change negotiations here, the first in a series of meetings this year designed to advance progress toward a […]
February 8, 2015

AOSIS Sees Important Opportunity for Progress in Geneva

Geneva—Ahead of the opening of the international climate talks here, Ambassador Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative to the United Nations for the Maldives, and chair of the Alliance […]