February 23, 2016

Cyclone Winston: Grim reminder of life in a warming world.

NEW YORK–With widespread power outages and entire islands cut off from the mainland, reports on the impact of Cyclone Winston are still trickling out. Fiji representatives […]
December 7, 2015

Press Release: AOSIS Ministers Lay Out Priorities Ahead of Week Two

Paris—After meeting ahead of the second week of United Nations climate change negotiations, the Ministers and heads of delegation here representing the Alliance of Small Island States […]
December 3, 2015

Press Conference: TUVALU Perspectives on Climate Talks

‘TUVALU Perspectives on the Climate Talks in Paris’ Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable islands to the impact of Climate Change. On the frontlines, Tuvalu […]
November 29, 2015

Paris Must Show Global Solidarity to Tackle Climate Change

Paris—Ahead of the highly-anticipated United Nations climate change conference that begins here this week, perhaps the generation’s last chance to forge a legally binding international climate […]
October 19, 2015

Small Islands: Co-Chairs’ Text Falls Short in Bonn

“As the countries most vulnerable to climate change, we are always mindful that a weak deal could be worse than no deal at all.” Bonn, Germany—Ahead […]
August 31, 2015

Small Islands Seek Breakthrough in Bonn

Bonn, Germany—At the opening of the latest round of United Nations climate change talks, Amjad Abdulla, chief negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a […]
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 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 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 […]