December 5, 2012

Small islands welcome UNSG call for 2014 world leaders climate summit

Today at an informal ministerial roundtable, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced a plan “to convene world leaders in 2014 to mobilize the political will for a final agreement […]
December 2, 2012

3 Dec. Press Release From AOSIS Ministers

AOSIS Ministers: Our Survival Hinges on Ambition DOHA—Following the Alliance of Small Island States’ (AOSIS) High Level Meeting on Sunday, ministers and heads of delegation from the […]
December 1, 2012

Press release: AOSIS, LDCs, African Group: Talks Falling Short on Short-Term Ambition

1 December, 2012 AOSIS, LDCs, African Group: Talks Falling Short on Short-Term Ambition DOHA—As the first week of climate change negotiations in Doha concludes, the Alliance […]
November 26, 2012

Press Release: 100 Countries Stand United on Kyoto Protocol in Doha

For Immediate Release: 26 November 2012 CONTACT: Contact: Michael Crocker,, + 1 978 968 9499 AOSIS, LDCs, African Group: Kyoto Is Essential to Successful Outcome in Doha DOHA—Ahead […]
November 16, 2012

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change

The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which crippled one of the world’s largest urban centers for days and left over 200 people dead on its path from […]
November 16, 2012

Kyoto to Face Destiny in Doha

The Kyoto Protocol, the only legally binding international agreement with quantifiable targets for reducing the emissions responsible for climate change, will face its destiny at COP […]
November 16, 2012

ADP: Pre-2020 To Stay Alive

In the bureaucratic ecosystem that is international climate agreements, the Ad-hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) is one of the most […]
October 26, 2012

Nauru asks UN to fight climate change

September 28, 2012

Press Release: Leaders of Small Islands Adopt Climate Change Declaration at UNGA

New York—Last night, leaders from the Alliance of Small Island States’ (AOSIS), a group of 43 low-lying and coastal states that are highly vulnerable to climate […]