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The need for small steps toward realism
August 14, 2012

By Marlene Moses The last round of United Nations climate negotiations, before the major annual meeting begins next month in Durban, South…

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NASA Video Illustrates 130 Years of Global Warming
July 27, 2012

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New Kyoto Commitments Needed Now
June 11, 2012

Nauru’s Foreign Minister discusses why the Kyoto Protocol matters – to climate change in particular and the multilateral approach in general….

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UN Climate Talks Need Fresh Ambition on Emissions
June 1, 2012

AOSIS lead negotiator Sai Navoti published a commentary on Reuters AlertNet during the recent UNFCCC meeting in Bonn on the need for increased ambition and environmental integrity on the road to Doha.

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The Choice Is Ours
May 31, 2012

Planet B Magazine  focuses on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and features a piece from AOSIS Chair, Ambassador Marlene Moses,…

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Closing Emissions Gap Is Central To Durban Agreement
May 21, 2012

The science is clear: without immediate action we risk crossing multiple tipping points and global warming in excess of 3.5 degrees…

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UN climate talks need fresh ambition on emissions
May 21, 2012

AOSIS Lead Negotiator, Sai Navoti, describes some of the details that can make or break the environmental integrity of the climate…

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Submission – ADP Work Plan
May 1, 2012

Ad-hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Submission by the Republic of Nauru on behalf of the Alliance…

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Welcome Message from Ambassador Moses
February 12, 2012

On the first of the year, I assumed Chair of the alliance after the position rotated to the Pacific region. It is a critical time for island communities around the world who are at front lines of climate change. Sea level rise, coastal erosion, prolonged droughts and ocean acidification are just some of the impacts already affecting our communities. These impacts and others are forecasted to become more frequent and intense as the planet’s temperature continues to rise.

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Slow progress on Sustainable Development front for small nations
December 15, 2011

STATEMENT Slow progress on Sustainable Development front for small nations 2011-12-15 H.E. Ms. Dessima Williams, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Grenada…

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