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Earth Today | UN boss backs SIDS in call for progress on Paris Agreement – Jamaica Gleaner
December 2, 2022

Earth Today | UN boss backs SIDS in call for progress on Paris Agreement – Jamaica Gleaner

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UN meeting previews coming climate fight over “loss and damage” – Axios
December 2, 2022

UN meeting previews coming climate fight over “loss and damage” – Axios

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Timeline: The struggle over ‘loss and damage’ in UN climate talks – Carbon Brief
December 2, 2022

Timeline: The struggle over ‘loss and damage’ in UN climate talks – Carbon Brief

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CARICOM Ministers are preparing for COP27 – Love FM Belize News & Music Power – LoveFM
November 19, 2022

CARICOM Ministers are preparing for COP27 – Love FM Belize News & Music Power – LoveFM

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Egypt’s COP27 presidency keen to coordinate with AOSIS to achieve desired results on loss, damage issue: FM – Egypt Today
November 19, 2022

Egypt’s COP27 presidency keen to coordinate with AOSIS to achieve desired results on loss, damage issue: FM – Egypt Today

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Island states propose a loss and damage response fund at Cop27 – Climate Home News
November 19, 2022

Island states propose a loss and damage response fund at Cop27 – Climate Home News

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COP27: Why climate reparations are one of the key issues – World Economic Forum
November 19, 2022

COP27: Why climate reparations are one of the key issues – World Economic Forum

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Climate deal is a ‘baby step,’ but world needs bigger action, diplomats say
August 18, 2022

“Progress on a U.S. climate package is welcome news,” Conrod Hunte, a diplomat from Antigua & Barbuda and a lead negotiator for a group of small island states that work together on international climate policy, said in an email. He added that the group hopes to see the United States and “other major emitters demonstrate their leadership with urgent action in the climate space to reduce CO2 or decarbonize.”

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HELP WANTED: Self-starter to run U.N. climate program
August 18, 2022

“I would want to see a person who is on urgency, urgency, urgency because that is critical for us,” said Conrod Hunte, lead negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States.
That means someone who is focused on the agenda and able to concentrate on areas that can bring parties together, he added.

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Make polluters pay for climate adaptation, voluntary carbon market body proposes
August 18, 2022

The move was backed by the Alliance of Small Island States. “The voluntary carbon market is a significant and growing source of climate finance,” said Conrod Hunte, of Antigua and Barbuda, chair of the Alliance of Small Island Developing States.

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