Onward from SB58 – AOSIS CLIMATE MEETINGS & ACTIVITIESAugust 17, 2023
NEWS Onward from SB58 – AOSIS CLIMATE MEETINGS & ACTIVITIES August 17, 2023 Download PDF Topic: Climate • UAE BRIEFING WITH…Read More
AOSIS Climate Newsletter – AOSIS Chair Message, August 2023August 17, 2023
STATEMENT AOSIS Climate Newsletter – AOSIS Chair Message, August 2023 August 17, 2023 H.E. Fatumanava-o-Upolu III Dr Pa’olelei Luteru, AOSIS Chair…Read More
Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Fourth International SIDS Conference: Statement by Chair of AOSIS, Peseta Noumea SimiAugust 15, 2023
STATEMENT Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Fourth International SIDS Conference: Statement by Chair of AOSIS, Peseta Noumea Simi August 15,…Read More
Preparatory Meeting for the Caribbean region, for the 4th International Conference on SIDSAugust 8, 2023
STATEMENT Regional AOSIS Statement: Preparatory Meeting for the Caribbean region August 08, 2023 AOSIS Chair H.E. Fatumanava-o-Upolu III Dr Pa’olelei Luteru…Read More
Climate change: Which countries will foot the bill?August 3, 2023
“All countries that are able, must contribute to global climate finance,” said Ambassador Pa’olelei Luteru, who chairs the Alliance of Small Island States.
The bigger issue, Luteru said, is which of the poor and most vulnerable countries will be in line to receive it.Read More
Billionaire investor threatens to pull out of UK amid global outcry at new oil rushAugust 3, 2023
Dr Pa’olelei Luteru, the chair of the Alliance of Small Island States, which includes countries suffering some of the worst effects of global heating including Antigua and Barbuda, Fiji and the Maldives, said countries must heed the best available science that points to the need to reduce emissions by 45% by 2030, and reach net zero by 2050.
“We are seeing unprecedented climate events, with July breaking global temperature records. Our world is rapidly approaching the 1.5C warming threshold, which will result in catastrophic consequences for small island developing states.
“As we grapple with a climate crisis we did not cause, our developing islands are depending on the stewardship of the bigger countries to steer our world away from the worst impacts of climate change.”Read More
An Overheating Planet Requires Extreme Climate SolutionsAugust 3, 2023
“Michai Robertson, a senior advisor on finance for the Alliance of Small Island States, wants to go beyond these reforms to find additional sources of finance. He’s pushing for possible levies on fossil fuel companies or on the price of an airline ticket. It’s one way to fill funds that wealthy donor countries — who do the bulk of the flying and oil burning, on a per-capita basis — are unable or unwilling to.
“It is grossly unjust to be subsidizing fossil fuels on the supply side,” Robertson says. “It’s time to revisit and rethink what it means to give back in the context of climate.”Read More
AOSIS STATEMENT ON ELECTION OF SIDS REPRESENTATIVES TO IPCC CHAIRMANSHIPJuly 28, 2023
PRESS RELEASE AOSIS STATEMENT ON ELECTION OF SIDS REPRESENTATIVES TO IPCC CHAIRMANSHIP July 28, 2023 Download PDF Topic: Climate Small island…Read More