June 29, 2015

UNGA President Calls For Climate Leadership, World Should Follow

From Thomson Reuters Thoriq Ibrahim It’s been a landmark year for global leadership in the effort to address climate change. China and the United States – […]
June 11, 2015

Progress in Bonn, But Crunch Is On

Bonn, Germany—At the closing of the latest round of U.N. climate talks, the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a group of 44 small island and coastal states […]
June 9, 2015

Heavy polluters must deliver at UN climate talks in Bonn – Dunya Maumoon

From RTCC: By Dunya Maumoon Heat waves and an extended drought in the United States in 2013 caused 53 deaths and $11 billion in losses. In the […]
June 8, 2015

Small Islands propose “below 1.5˚C” global goal for Paris Agreement

”A 1.5 degree limit must be a part of the Paris agreement – for the sake of present and future generations” Bonn, Germany 8 June 2015— The Alliance […]
June 4, 2015

AOSIS Fellows Meet UNFCCC Executive Secretary

Today the AOSIS Climate Change Fellows met with UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres. The Fellows are in Bonn, Germany representing their respective countries and supporting AOSIS at […]
June 3, 2015

“The TEMPting world of renewable energy supply”

ECO, civil society’s daily report on the UN climate negotiations, ran an article on Workstream 2 today. WS2 is a priority for AOSIS as it deals […]
June 1, 2015

Press Release: Small islands say recent extreme weather should motivate climate action

Bonn, Germany— At the opening of the latest round of U.N. climate talks, the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a group of 44 small island and coastal states […]
May 28, 2015

El Niño Builds in Pacific Ocean

As delegations converge on Bonn, Germany ahead of the latest round of UNFCCC climate talks, another strong El Niño has been forecast. Research suggests global warming […]
May 27, 2015

Deadly heat wave in India wave adds urgency to UN climate talks

The record heat wave in India this week, which sent temperatures soaring to an astonishing 50 degrees Celsius and killed more 1,100 people, serves as a […]